Posts Tagged: rain

Cleaning up my act

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuPShtmJKbI   After a family outing last week, my car was severely disfigured by some large and unsolicited donations by avian creatures.  Combined with a general layering of dirt so common in South Florida’s breezy and sandy (and road construction) air, my car was in dire need of a wash. Now, it’s not like I… Read more »

I just saw my first ant!

Some people get aches.  Some get headaches.  Some get stuffed up or depressed or all sorts of different early warning signals.  I see ants. When it’s time for our rainy season to hit in earnest, it’s almost always preceded by the exploratory rambling of a sizeable ant.  This lone adventurer often serves not only as… Read more »

I’m no Jack Kerouac

Day 4 of the Grand Road Trip…finally, Wasshington D.C.! The day started with a choice against doing a detour through the Blue Ridge Parkway for two reasons.  First, I felt I could use the extra rest after an extra-inning playoff game that defeated my plans for an early bedtime. Second, the weather this morning was… Read more »

A great day off

A “pretty” day really isn’t a good time for a day off.  Really, the best day for a great day off is one like I’ve had today, a day that begins and ends and even in the middle has rain. Not a torrential, wind-blasting, get-off-the-patio rain.  Just a straightforward, steady and committed rain.  Toss in… Read more »

Cool rain

Is there anything more boring than talking about the weather? I don’t mean the extreme and tragic events that rightfully dominate our conversations; I’m referring to the ordinary, everyday commentary that ultimately leads to chestnuts like “hot enough for you?”  Yet, here I am getting ready to spend an entire post on rain.  But that’s… Read more »