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{rain dance}

July 6, 2012

Manna from motherfreaking heaven captured on my mom’s iphone – can you see those streaks of wetness falling from the sky? 

{I’m whispering this post because everything is very precarious right now and I’m a little superstitious, but it seems like perhaps the monsoons are digging in. After weeks of sun-bleached forecasts, the meteorologists are beginning to make wild predictions like, “a thunderstorm around.” If you get up on a mesa, like I did on last Monday’s milk run, where you can see 360 views of the mountain ranges, you can see how indeed, there are thunderstorms around. The clouds are whipping themselves into a thick batter almost daily. On Wednesday there was a brief and fierce cloudburst over town. It drove into the garden, sent cascades of water flushing down the street and our whole family dancing loonily outside, jacketless, chilled, until the last drop fell. May there be more to come.}

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17 Comments leave one →
  1. July 6, 2012 8:30 am

    Great photo! Your mom really captured your joy!!

  2. Michele permalink
    July 6, 2012 8:57 am

    Lovely, when you are done with it please sent it to the middle :)

  3. July 6, 2012 10:02 am

    You and Rose look so much alike! And YIPPEEEEEEE for rain!

  4. July 6, 2012 11:45 am

    I’ll second the Yippeee for rain. I grew up about 10 miles from the Waldo Canyon fire, and, although I don’t live there anymore, I have been watching friends suffer through it. So glad the area is finally seeing rain.

  5. July 6, 2012 1:08 pm

    Please send some our way! It has been nearly 4 weeks since we’ve had rain and it is looking very dry out there!

  6. July 6, 2012 5:08 pm

    yes!!!!!

  7. July 6, 2012 7:14 pm

    Praise that rain, coming down on our heads.

    • Rachel Turiel permalink*
      July 7, 2012 9:22 am

      Love thinking of you down in New Mexico getting drenched in the same rain patterns!

  8. July 6, 2012 7:19 pm

    My goodness that smile on your face! Enjoy! xox

  9. July 6, 2012 7:59 pm

    Love love love! And here’s to more where that came from.

  10. Emmanuelle permalink
    July 6, 2012 10:29 pm

    Beautiful rain dancer here…

  11. EcoCatLady permalink
    July 7, 2012 12:49 am

    It’s pouring here in Denver. Rain, Rain, blessed Rain!!!!

  12. July 7, 2012 7:30 am

    Yeah! We had rain all day (ALL DAY) Thursday, the first since May. But now back to sun-bleached forecasts.

  13. July 7, 2012 4:20 pm

    We too are praying for rain to quell this 3 digit heat. SO glad you guys in CO are getting a break and putting out the fires!!! Manna from Heaven. Love that. xoxo~a

  14. July 10, 2012 7:59 am

    hi there :) nothing like a good rain dance. i love the smell and taste of rain, no other water can cleanse like rain can.

  15. July 10, 2012 10:15 am

    The rain has been such a blessing all over our beautiful state, and it feels great to know that perhaps we are past the worst of the season.

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