Rantings of a Rainy Afternoon

On a cloudy day by the window of my room back in Kolkata, I was reading Oprah Winfrey's book What I Know For Sure. Page 181 reads "One day not long ago it rained for four hours straight. A steady downpour, and "then suddenly it stopped. Wow! Everything—trees, fences, sky—was luminescent. For me, nature is…