for the safe preservation of thoughts, memories, wishes, and dreams.
Oh Velvet, I really feel for you. I heard you guys could get up to 5 inches!! And the rivers were so swollen already.We had turbulence most of the way home last night so I knew it was a big storm. Maybe the weather is trying to make up for that very dry summer ya'll had... Stay dry and warm. Holly
Velvet, forgot to add... stunning pictures. You really have a "nice eye" as we used to say in the darkroom. The brick and gutter is so neat!
I know it's tiresome, but I'd gladly take some of your rain in exchange for the 2-20 inches more snow they are talking about. Depending on who is doing the talking.
Holly, I'm glad you made it home safely. I was wondering about your flight through all the bad weather between here and there. (And thanks for the encouragement.)Carmon (life at star's rest)...NO DEAL!!! ;-)
I'm so glad I'm in South Carolina this week. The rain down there is a pain in the butt, especially since I have shingles all over the yard that have to be picked up. Dang roofers didn't clean up after themselves and the jobsite is a MESS!
Please tell me that you take those traffic photos at stop lights! That is indeed a lot of rain. We haven't gotten that much so far, supposed to be a deluge tomorrow. Maybe I'll squirt some shampoo on Spot and send him outside.
If we could freeze frame a drop of rain, what would we see?
Look at you using 'You Tube' what a pro...I have got to try that
Just saw the news about tornados and flooding in LA...hope you and all your family are safe and dry! Carmon
Velvet, these pictures are really great. Makes me want to snuggle under a blanket, turn up the fireplace, and just curl up with a book. I like to hear the rain, but don't want to have to be out in it - and enough is enough. This winter is strange everywhere!
FHG Rebekah, I didn't realize you'd gone back to South Carolina. Are you coming back soon?Janet, ummm...one of them was at a stop light and one wasn't. But don't worry, I don't look through the viewfinder when I'm driving. I just hold the camera up to the window, point in the general direction of what I want to photograph, and click the button. Most of the shots I take that way get deleted as soon as I see them, but there are usually a few that I can save by using photo straightening and cropping software. I'm careful, I promise.Sister-Three, that's a good question. It would take a way better camera than mine to try that experiment. Do you know the answer?4th Sister, I don't know if the YouTube people have changed something in the past month, but this rain video uploaded much more easily than the two videos I put on my blog previously. This one was ready to go in just a minute or two. If I can do it, you can do it, so give it a try.Carmon, so far, so good. The sun's been shining all day today, but I think we're supposed to get more rain later on. Jackie, your reaction to rain is exactly like mine. It's perfect for reading, sleeping and snuggling, but I sure like it better through a window.
I'm back home now. Trivial Pursuit next weekend? I'll bring the puppy and homemade mac and cheese.
Those pictures of the cars are stunning! Raining here too, my convertable is leaking, my back door is leaking...Ugh! Someday I will post "all the places I have lived"...Louisiana was one of them.
You know that old ditty, Rain rain go away, come again some other day? I iimage folks all over your part of the world were singing/saying that song! We had rain too, not as much as you, and lots of fog. I was driving through it and thinking that I had to trust the other cars to keep driving as I was driving . . . weather can really inspire all kinds of emotions, eh?
Rebekah, that sounds like a plan. We can work out the details during the week. (I didn't know you have a puppy...can't wait to find out more about that!)Kat, thanks, the lights and the rain put a colorful shine on an otherwise drab part of town. Stray dry if you can.Annie, we were singing that song loudly! We had a brief respite yesterday, but I think it's supposed to start up again tonight.
i don't think this is a pearl of wisdom but i alway think when it rains a lot in winter, thank god it wasn't snow! i enjoyed your photos.
Patsy, I wanted to name the "comments" section of this blog something that reflects how much I value them. I treasure every single comment and thought maybe "pearls of wisdom" would represent little treasures that could be tucked away and stored in velvet sacks. Until I can think of a more appropriate name (suggestions, anyone?), trust me: your comment is a "pearl of wisdom" to me.
I love your photos! I also want to add that your writing style is so relaxing and a joy to read too.
Thank you, Cindi, I appreciate that.
Your comments might be the very best thing about blogging. I love it when you care enough to share your thoughts here, so go ahead and say what's on your mind.