Saturday, July 31, 2010

Rain, blessed rain

Yes, there was rain in those clouds. And it's been falling steadily but lightly now for a day or more.


(Click on photos to enlarge)

Most of the time, it's just a light sprinkle . . a mist, actually. But sometimes the moisture builds up in the clouds and it comes down in a torrent.


However - - it is a blessing for our parched, dry Arizona. Yes, there is occasional flooding but if people are careful that usually doesn't cause problems.

The plants are thriving and pleased at their long-awaited drink.
P.S. - In case you come under the same confusion as SWMBO, that second photo is NOT of a marijuana crop in our backyard. It's bamboo!

11 comments:

  1. We have been getting tons of rain at night with plenty of sunshine during our days....makes for a nice summer I think....:-)Hugs

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  2. Bernie - Ah, Alberta. When we lived in Mexico it was much the same way during the rainy season. I loved it.

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  3. ah, i see i wasn't the only one who wondered why you were willing to share such a nice crop of pot :)...it almost took my mind off of how wonderful it was to hear that your precious land is getting it's long awaited drink!

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  4. Honey locust and willow I would say
    Rain is wonderful
    Did Detroit get wet?

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  5. Suz - I haven't seen Blackie Detroit in several days. But he or someone is eating the food in the garage.

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  6. We had a little rain yesterday, too, and cooler temps today....ahh.

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  7. congratulations on the rain.
    Plenty of it round here!

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  8. Don't you love the smell of the first rain on dry, dry earth? Normally in London we don't need to complain about the lack of rain - but this year the grass is just dust.

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  9. Madame - Check with Friko. She says she has plenty!

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  10. love these,
    very fresh and beautiful!

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  11. http://itistimetothinkformyself.blogspot.com/2010/07/pick-one-or-two-to-share-follow-rule-no.html
    hope that you enjoy one or two,
    Happy August!
    Smiles!
    ;)

    thanks for commenting on my magpie tale!

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