Monday, July 23, 2007

Ever see a Double Rainbow?

I'm sure this has some significant meaning but I haven't figured out what it is yet.


Todd said...

It means that it is raining, and the sun is shining, and you are viewing it at a favorable angle.

I'm sorry. I had a bad day. I'm not usually the kind of person who tries to suck all of the wonder out of a beautiful, awe inspiring event.

It is a magnificent sight to behold. I saw a double rainbow about two weeks ago and it was quite moving.

As to the significance of it, maybe it was just there to remind me that there is beauty and wonder in the world around me and that it is a good thing to stop and contemplate it, marvel at it, and appreciate it.

Dayle James Arceneaux said...

Okay Todd, get a second cup of coffee and relax.

I was speaking folklorically. I know that a rainbow is simply a result of the water vapor in the atmosphere creating a natural prism thus breaking up the sun's light into it's constituent spectral colors.

But, consider this. Recently, while on a dig, I came across a stone tablet inscribed with an ancient Sumerian text. Loosely translated-it reads:

And the heavens will pour out onto the land of Houma a great storm. The swamps will rise and darkness will devour the land. And just before the sea swallows the nation, there shall be given to them a sign. A double rainbow. But, in those dark days lived a righteous man named Dayle who will heed the sign by taking a picture and posting it on his blog. then Kukanrah, god of thunder and blogs, will spare the land and reward Dayle with the hand of Sandra Bullock.

Okay, I'll admit it. My ancient sumerian is a little rusty. But that's the way I saw it.

Anonymous said...

Jesse James may have something to say about that ...

; )

Dayle James Arceneaux said...

Yeah, I know she's married, but don't shoot the messenger. I'm just relaying the prophecy.

Okay, I may have misread. My Sumerian is a little rusty.

It would have to be a Christian so Maybe it's Joy Williams.

Or Rebecca St. James. I think she's still single.

Further study of the text will be necessary. I'll catch the next flight out.