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Color My World of Mount St. Helens
An early morning image of Mount St. Helens, complete with lens reflections and refractions, and dried raindrops.

After almost two weeks of inclement weather -- typical weather this time of the year in the Pacific Northwest -- an early morning view of Mount St. Helens offers some good weather observations for a few days.

However, the lens reflections and refractions caused by the early morning sun (and all those dried raindrops on the camera case window) also bring out the telephone calls and emails from viewers thinking (1) new lava, (2) airplanes flying through the scene, (3) giant butterflies, or even (4) aliens. What a strong and creative imagination offers ...

This image was taken on December 15, 2004, at 8:51 am PST.