Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Hooray For Rain

... and hooray for my hand feeling well enough that I can make vapid little posts such as this one.

We're supposed to have about thirty inches of rain by this time of year and are behind over ten. The local trees are in shock, and our autumn is going to be "leaf scorch" - not the natural color change, but a phenomenon where the leaves simply shrivel due to heat and lack of moisture. All this is to explain why rain has become a thing of some wonder here, and why it was wonderful to have a downpour last night and this morning. I'm not sure how much of it is soaking in ...

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