a tale of tails, tenacity, and tedium, as told by me, usually barefoot and bellowing

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Sky Had Promise...

as I drove to work.
The clouds kept changing on my short drive.
There were rumors of rain.
At work, my dream came true.
The rains came and washed the dust away.
It was slow.
It was beautiful.
The plants seem to hold themselves at attention,
since the rain.
It rained slowly, gently, all day.
The beauty of the afternoon called me to walk.
I viewed the garden from afar,
and from up close.
I played in the mud where we find arrowheads.
When I saw the sky on the walk back,
I knew I had to share.
Back to the spot where I began,
refreshed,
and renewed.
The fog began to rise in the valley.
Precious rain and a wonderful walk...
life doesn't get much better than that!

13 comments:

Dreaming said...

Thanks for taking me along!

carolina nana said...

Glad you got some rain, we got ours last night and might get some more tomorrow. We'll take all we can get right now with all the leaves falling.
Blessings to you
Marilyn

Greener Pastures--A City Girl Goes Country said...

Such pretty pictures!

24 Paws of Love said...

Nothing better than rain and a walk. So gentle and loving...

So glad you had such a wonderful walk. Thanks for sharing in your world.

Sue said...

It looks perfect. I could almost smell the rain.

=)

TechnoBabe said...

Thanks for taking us on the walk with you. I could almost feel the mud and feel the air. Keep your camera with you because you have a wonderful way of capturing your surroundings and sharing in your blog.

LindaG said...

Awesome! ♥ :)

VioletSky said...

The rain can certainly be appreciated and needed.
We had such a glorious weekend that it is hard to complain about the endless rain we've had - but then we haven't been blessed with your lovely skies!

Nezzy said...

Oh those were great skies alright!!! I'm thrilled ya got some rain outta 'em.

Places near to us got up to 2.5 inches. I dumped and inch and a half and I'm sure not complainin'...it was on of those gooooood rains!!! Woohoo!!!

God bless your day sweetie!!! :o)

Nora said...

It's nice that you can still be happy about the rain and appreciate it unlike us. We've had more than enough. XOX

labbie1 said...

Yay! Rain! We got some the other night. We could use a few more drops here, but it was sure nice to hear it pitter patting on the roof!

Thanks for bringing us along on your walk!

DesertHen said...

Beautiful shots!

We had rain here last week and it was so welcome! We finally had our first hard frost as well!

TexWisGirl said...

celebrate the rain when it comes, for sure!!!

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