Friday, January 23, 2015

It's A Bit Yikey! Here Today

We are having a storm here with rain the likes of which I'm not sure I've ever seen outside of a hurricane. I thought it was raining hard about forty-five minutes ago when it looked like this.

Now it looks like this.

And this.

Look at the rain sheeting off that front porch roof!

Jesus. I hope the DUCKS don't drown. 

Even Maurice is disturbed by amount of water falling from the sky.

What a week. What a long, long week. But here it is Friday and I doubt we'll float away. And the garden and the trees and all of the plants will get good soakings. Let's just hope none of the trees, heavy-laden with all the water, take it upon themselves to fall over. 

Speaking of trees, things are already budding up around here and it is so premature. It's still January and we're bound to get a few more freezing nights. But I've seen Redbud blooming and Japanese Magnolias are swelling and so are azaleas. This could turn out to be a very funky spring with nipped buds and no blooms. It happens. 

All right. Time to get busy and accomplish something. I'm a little fuzzy on what that might actually be but it might involve some housework and some...uh. I'm not sure. 
It's a day that would be finely spent in bed reading or watching old Rolling Stones videos or sitting on the couch and knitting. Or better yet, curled up in bed with my sweetie. Too bad he has to work. 

Maybe I'll make egg salad. 

The rain has slacked again but thunder rumbles off to the southeast. Another band of the storm announces its arrival. 

How's the weather where you are? 

Happy Friday, y'all. 

Love...Ms. Moon 


  1. The weather here is fine right now, but I do think, by your post that will change very soon. Gail

  2. We're having a pause in weather here, it's on the warm side(21 degrees), semi-overcast and still...there were a few snowflakes. Hugs, Carroll

  3. It's raining ice here, but it's not sticking to anything. I've never seen this kind of weather before. We are pretty amused that they've cancelled school on other days when the roads were bone-dry--but ice rain is fine. I'm not complaining. Have a cozy day.

  4. That is a LOT of rain. I hope it stops for the memorial service - I think you said that's tomorrow?

    It's cold and clear where I am. Mild for a January day, though. I'm happy about that.

  5. The water will slide off the ducks back as it is supposed to do but Maurice is looking very perplexed and confused at the weathers offerings.

    (My daughter loves Maurice by the way. I still have her picture on my desktop)

  6. I really love the Maurice pictures you share. She is such a companion for you.

  7. It's been warm here. Too warm for January. I bet February will be brutal. It's been above freezing. This morning (Saturday) is sunny and windy. We must be having a chinook.

    I'm thinking of you today. Good luck with the service. Big hugs.

  8. Under water here too. Pouring rain and windy. Over by Saturday morning though. The road is a mess.


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