I think I’m about as enchanted with Mt. St. Helens as everyone else is the vicinity, and so I’ve been dutifully checking the VolcanoCam every day. I’m not as bad as the guys who set up with their lounge chairs and coolers of beer to watch the mountain through binoculars, but, as I said, I check.
This morning I actually woke up early (7:05 — wow!), and so I got to my morning internet rounds a bit before usual. When, what should appear, but THIS:
My first reaction was, “It’s exploding! And I’m the first to know!!” Reason kicked in a few seconds later when I realized that all the clouds outside were that color, too. It’s called “sunrise.” 😛