There are plenty of reasons to complain about Rhode Island and about Providence in particular: useless government, over-regulation to no purpose, rotten infrastructure, horrible streets.
But one thing you can't complain about is the light in the sky. For much of the year you can see incredible light cast again wonderful cumulus clouds: everything from light pinks to champagne yellows. And occasionally sunsets.
I shot this fantastic sunset from the fourth floor of a building just south of the city -- the sky literally turned to fire by the end: