And then the rains came…

I was having a lovely afternoon planting flowers in the garden.

The sky grew darker and darker. I knew afternoon thunderstorms were in the forecast, but I continued onward.

Thunderstorm

Until that big flash of lightening and boom of thunder.

I skedaddled in only a few minutes before the downpour.

These are the days when I love having my huge covered front porch. It’s wonderful to sit out there to watch (and smell) the rain.

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11 Responses to And then the rains came…

  1. Carrie#K says:

    Oooh! Skoosh over! I love sitting on the porch in the rain. It doesn’t happen much.

  2. Chris says:

    Oh, that does sound nice.

  3. Marilyn says:

    We will have a covered porch on our new house. Sitting outside in the rain sounds positively superb!

  4. Helen says:

    Growing up I had the SE corner bedroom. The rain almost never came out of the East and with my bed right at the window I would often lay there with the window open watching, listening and smelling the rain. 🙂 Nice to have a porch isn’t it?

  5. Carole says:

    That’s one of my favorite things about a covered porch, too. I wish we still had one!

  6. zeneedle says:

    Love the rain, we need the rain.Can’t remember the last time we had a nice thunderstorm!

  7. kitten says:

    I have a covered porch, but no rain to listen to. /jealous

  8. jill says:

    We’ve been getting an early evening thunder storm every night this week. The first one was cool, but now they’re messing with my walking the dog. They are exciting though.

  9. redsilvia says:

    I’m a little bit sorry I missed it, but flying through wouldn’t have been fun so I guess it all worked out.

  10. vicki says:

    Oh, cool. We’ve only had a couple of thunderstorms this year, and they’ve all been at night!

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