Tag Archives: Rain

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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The In Between

Here in Arizona, we have a dry heat. Which means that to cool our house, we use a swamp cooler aka an evaporative cooler. In other words, we add water and cool our air to about 20 degrees below the … Continue reading

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Wiped Out

I don’t know about where you live, but where I live we get a nice rain during the winter and summer. Because I live in the desert, it’s hot and dry most of the year and so a funny thing … Continue reading

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After the Rain

For the last few weeks, we’ve been blessed with rain. But after the rain, come the weeds and mosquitos. It’s not as if they’re not there all the time. I just seem to notice them. And judging from the bite … Continue reading

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Let the Rain Begin

After over 100 days, Phoenix finally received rain. Like when I was growing up, the wall of dust came first. Naturally we were out walking the dog when it finally reached us. Pink skinned and stinging from the blowing dust, … Continue reading

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