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Friday Fun Fact

Raingry—mad that others are getting rain while you aren’t. Exacerbated by prolonged drought and excessive heat.

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When it rains…

Is about the time you realize that your windshield wipers don’t work. Yep, I went to turn on my wipers and all I heard was the dying heartbeat of the motor but no wiper motion on the driver’s side. I … Continue reading

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Something Weird

Friday morning we woke up at the usual time–0330. Sure, it was Friday and we were exhausted from the week, but when I went outside the early morning air just felt odd. Very odd. Heavy and hushed and like something … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

Nothing spoils the sound of rain quite like an alarm clock reminding you it’s time to go to work.

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A CCR Moment

Monday was one of those amazing day’s in Phoenix. It was sunny outside. So bright it looked like diamonds. And then there was a clap of thunder and a pulse of lightning. And it rained, poured really, with a little … Continue reading

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When it Rains, It Grows

We were blessed with rain for 5 beautiful days. From a light mist kissing your face to a proper downpour and rivers in the gutters. Then the sun came out and chased the clouds away. Two days later, we got … Continue reading

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Growing Up

It’s been the rainiest October in a long, long time here in Phoenix. And, really, all I can say is “Yay!” I love the rain. We have a metal awning that protects our pool equipment from the blazing sun and … Continue reading

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Missed it

It rained last night. It’s actually rained the last several nights in a row. I know this because when I walk outside with the dog, the vehicles, trees, and streetlamps have wet outlines on the pavement. Occasionally, there are even … Continue reading

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The Fear is Real

In Phoenix, we are in the midst of the monsoon season. Twice a year, winter and late summer, we get our annual rainfall. The last few monsoons have been lamentably dry but this summer we are getting rain. Rain is … Continue reading

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Ugh

The monsoons are here and yesterday, we actually got rain. Lots of rain. It was wonderful. Yes, I went outside in it. Yes, I splashed in a few puddles. And yes, I grumbled about the humidity when it was over. … Continue reading

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