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“And in this moment, like a swift intake of breath, the rain came.” ― Truman Capote, Other Voices, Other Rooms

We're into our second full day of rain.  I love rain.  I especially love Florida rain...heavy, big drops ping ping pinging on the windows.  In the video above, I opened the front door and sat in the great room for a long time just enjoying the sights and sounds Mother Nature was providing.  Today, it's more of the same, with low rolling thunder added for emphasis.



(Shel Silverstein 1930-1999)

I opened my eyes

And looked up at the rain,

 And it dripped in my head

 And flowed into my brain,

 And all that I hear as I lie in my bed

Is the slishity-slosh of the rain in my head.

 I step very softly,

 I walk very slow,

I can't do a handstand--

I might overflow,

 So pardon the wild crazy thing I just said--

 I'm just not the same since there's rain in my head.


Reader Comments (2)

I hate to admit it, but we do need rain. Planting out the winter pansies and the soil in the pots is quite dusty and dry. No wind and a wonder sunny day here. Yesterday we were only permitted a few minutes sun in between cloud and no wind to move the clouds away. Suppose for the same reason looking out the window to see why the dogs were barking furiously I saw a balloon drifting through our garden. First thought, my agility equipment and rushed out, a man in helmet and goggles waved at me and I found myself waving back, spellbound watching in slow motion. Saw him miss the trees and sink below them two houses on. I waited for the crash but thankfully the balloon must have missed the stables and house that was there. Jill

October 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJill

Awww love the video, love the rain. It is so awesome, even when one does not have an umbrella.

October 10, 2013 | Unregistered

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