We set our on our walk this morning, confident that the rain was over. Winds whipped the fallen leaves about, and a stray twig came twirling down by our feet as we rounded a bend about half a mile from home. Perhaps we should have payed more attention to the weather sprites. About a mileContinue reading “Here’s Your Sign!”
Tag Archives: Rain
Spirit of the Season
Oh no! After some nice, mild weather, a rainy cold front is approaching and we’ll get freezing temperatures again. I agree with the tree. #cold #rain #tree
It’s coming. Clouds from the leading edge of hurricane Ian advanced overhead as the sun set the sky sparking in wonder as well as concern. How close it will come to us is still not known, but current forecasts predict winds 40-50 mph in our area and 8-12 inches of rain. If it veers toContinue reading “Harm’s Way”
Cradled in a pot beneath oak trees laced with Spanish moss, the ginger plant blooms brightly, watered by raindrops that are shattered into mist by the branches above. There it rests sweetly, gently.
Red in the Morning, Promise or Warning?
Sailors may be wary of red morning skies for good reason, but for us landlubbers it bore hope for much needed rain. By late morning the temperature had risen to equal the humidity, in the 80’s, and growing cumulus clouds developed into thunder storms. The red sky indeed turned to promise and delivered great raindropsContinue reading “Red in the Morning, Promise or Warning?”
Clouds cast shadows and showers between sunbeams across a sandy shore and a rippled sea during our first full day at Grand Cayman. However, even rain could not dampen our spirits, but merely added to a colorful collection of happy memories.
Yesterday storm clouds burst across the sky bring high winds and an inch of rain. Two of the flamingos in the pool area blew over, but at least they didn’t fly away. It appeared dark most of the day, but at sunset, rays of light penetrated the maelstrom with a glorious farewell. Moments later theContinue reading “Stormy Sunset”