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Sky as Metaphor . . . in the form of a simile!

Each morning we look to the heavens to see what kind of day we can expect . . . will it be blue skies or gray? Cloudy or clear? Especially in the desert’s wide-open spaces, the sky takes up a big part of our line of sight and during these tense days of COVID-19, it has often felt as though the sky is falling.

But in an era when we store our lives in a cloud, there is a silver lining. Wishing for a return to normal is not pie in the sky. We can achieve anything by remaining positive, because the sky’s indeed the limit; and one day soon, out of a clear blue sky, things will be all right again.

Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high
There’s a land that I heard of once in a lullaby
Somewhere over the rainbow, Skies are blue,
And the dreams that you dare to dream, really do come true… – Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg

*Header image courtesy of Karen Wright

Day 1 – Up Above



Astrology vs. Astronomy


Day 2 – Up, Up, and Away

Native American Star Stories

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Day 3 – Artistic Expression

Day 4 – Artistic Interpretation

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