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Magical Rainbow

Sometimes it doesn't take a lot to appreciate the simple things in life. For example, one day, I was fetching my two boys together with their cousin back home when I noticed that there was a slight drizzle. Evening is yet to dawn and there's still light against the maroon shade sky. I candidly announced to the kids, "Actually, when there's still light like this and there's a drizzle, you can usually find a rainbow" "Really?!" "WOW! We have rainbows in Malaysia?" "Let's see if we can find one" And within seconds of searching, there it was....a rainbow. It was faint and took the kids some time to find the rainbow but after a lot of straining and 'There there there!', the kids craned their necks to catch as much of the rainbow as they can. Something so simple yet so beautiful. I can't remember when was the last time I saw a rainbow (before this time) and yet it's a part of nature that's just awe-inspiring. You should see the kids after that....glowing as they announced to everyone else "You know what, guy? We saw a rainbow, man. Really cool, huh? It was a very big but faint rainbow. Almost cannot see it there wan and I cannot see all the colors but it was still very cool" don't have to be David Copperfield to help the kids see something magical. There's magic in the very world that we live in.


Jamie said…
ahhhhhhh....the simplest things in life are the we are missing it these days...sigh!!!!

work! work! work! and endless work!
marsha said…
you thoughts exactly!!! Like nothing but work work work work work work work......driving me bananas. and I didnt even know that I was going bananas! ha ha ha ha ha...

but yeah, that's the thing, sometimes we just have to enjoy the simple things in life, you know. FORCE ourselves to slow down and not just barge on with work. There's more to life than just work, right, cuz???
Anonymous said…
Malaysia still got rainbow ah???
Amazing. Last rainbow I saw was a Clown wearing a bow playing in the rain.

Marsh...Monday 3pm wanna go Atria?

solopoesie said…


ikanbilis said…
it was early in the morning and i've passed by the area closest to the industrial zone in penang, after the rain.

i saw rainbow and it made my day. hardly see any these days.

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