Lightning: Hide from it or like to watch it happen?
Not too close. I prefer about 20 miles away so I can take images. This photo is like 30-40 miles away because didn't hear the thunder. When it's real close, I'm inside looking out the window.
When I was a teenager I used to run outside at the first sign of a thunderstorm. I love love loved being in the thick of it, soaked in rain, thunder shaking my whole body.
Now I'm a bit more cautious because I have a kid and I feel like frolicking around in lightning doesn't set a fabulous example of safety. Still absolutely love watching storms, though.
I used to both love to be out in the lightening as well as watch it at a distance. But the last 3-5 years lightening and thunder scares me a lot. I don't know if our lightening storms have become more intense or whether I have become more sensitive to the lightening and thunder's affects. Once lightening veins in the sky was beautiful to me but now? No...
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