Saving A Rainy Day

I have fond memories of rainy days. Today has been a good one. Too many rainy days, of course, can trigger a gloomy mood. And rainy days and Mondays are, to paraphrase Karen Carpenter, almost always a bad mix. But not today. I'd planned to get up at 5 to run before the sun rose high enough to make it unpleasant. But shortly before my alarm was set to go off, I awoke. To the sound of thunder. … [Read more...]


I love rain. Not every day, of course, but regular rainfall is a necessity--and it's quite nice. Soothing. I especially love a long, slow, steady rain. One of my fondest childhood memories is playing in one of those rains with my brother.  It was more of a light rain,  but it rained and drizzled for hours. I was probably 11 or 12, Chip would've been 7 or 8. I think it was Fall because it was cool … [Read more...]