Yesterday turned into an extremely foggy day. (It was apparently so bad that at one point, our best man, Captain Alex, had been stuck in Denver for at least seven hours because he couldn't fly into Salt Lake City because of the fog).
When I left for school this morning (7:15 a.m.), it was so overcast as to be completely dark: The sun still hadn't risen, the sky was dark with heavy clouds, and it started to rain while I was on the road, making it a rather dreary way to start the week.
Yet, when I went outside to run out to grab some lunch, I was met with the following view:
It was still cold, but the air was sharp and clear; it smelled clean and of earth, almost like farmland.