like a little kid

I feel like a little kid tonight.  My new camera arrived – a Nikon Coolpix p510 – I was so excited to open the box!  I really enjoy taking pictures, but I’m not ready (nor can I really afford) to spend big money on a camera.  This one was highly recommended, and is in my price range.

The real reason why I feel like a little kid is because we just had the coolest cloud formations over the city after a brief summer storm.  There were tornado watches across the province all day. There was a feeling of anticipation in the air.  I’ll admit, I wanted something to happen.  Not a tornado, of course.  Maybe just some wicked lightning and a few good kabooms of thunder.  The storm passed fairly quickly.  I went out on my balcony after it stopped raining,  and saw these.  Amazing.  I’ve never seen clouds like these before.  I posted a quick pic on Facebook and a friend told me they are called Mammatus clouds.  So exciting to see something I’ve never seen before!

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Went down to the street to see what the clouds looked like from that angle and took this picture on the east side of my building.

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