A big city can be a glorious thing. I've been to a few and I thoroughly enjoyed them. When it's raining, it can be even better! You see, I like the rain, I'm from a place close to the ocean where it rains quite a bit. We can get use to something, a climate, a mood of the landscape, and grow to love it. I've been in a big city in the rain. There's something about the light, the shadows, the smell, and the feel.
In this painting, Into the Light, the woman loves her city. There's no place she'd rather be. The rain has just ended and the city awaits her curiosity...