From the Greek, "phenomena" means, "to show, shine, appear, to be manifest (or manifest itself)" -- an occurrence that is a given, a force of nature that becomes the object of a person's attention.
Rain splattered St. Louis Sunday morning. The sight recalled last year, when LouFest was temporarily halted prior to Son Volt's set as a colossal storm pounded Central Field into a muddy pulp.
"I want to ride my life like a rocket from hell -- aim it for that far wall of the universe and break on through to a place with no story or name." - Bob Reuter