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Sunday, July 1, 2018


Last night all we got was a light show and early dark, but today... the rain actually showed up. Smells wonderful, feels wonderful. Cool breeze coming in the window.


I'll just walk you back through the day. Weird light, but I still wasn't sure we were going to get the rain.


For about thirty minutes it seemed as if the dark clouds were just going to race over without doing anything.


Before that, the light was good to take my annual picture of the rose bush I hate... except for this one week of glory.

rose bush

And before that? I took a short walk and saw a female widow skimmer dragonfly that seems a little odd. The black coloration is only on the hind wing.

female widow skimmer dragonfly

I'll sleep better tonight!

In other news: I froze 9 cups of mulberry juice to use later, or just add sugar and drink as juice. Other than that, I've been writing ALL day, and finished The Bigg Boss (subject to editing of course!). Major accomplishment.

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Ann said...

Rain would be nice. That rose bush reminds me of the ones I used to have. We took it out but I see what looks like shoot coming up all over the place in the yard. It just getw mowed down.

vanilla said...

What cloudiness we have is just a promissory note on --nothing. Isn't the mid-summer rain wonderful?!

Sharkbytes said...

Ann- sounds like the rose... can't kill it.

Vanilla- it sure was! Wish we'd get more tonight.

The Oceanside Animals said...

hello sharkbytes its dennis the vizsla dog hay my dada sez their is nuthing like a gud rayn to bust up the heet and hyoomidity!!! but i am not a fan of rayn so i think i wil stay in the air kondishuning and hope the rayn duznt show up!!! ha ha ok bye