Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Making peace with the rain
This is the year the rain just won't stop in my part of Oregon.
It's also now official: May 2010 is going into Oregon's weather books as the third wettest May on record.
Today is June 2nd, our 18th consecutive day of rain, and here is what I saw when I went outside this morning...
A sodden sky:
So much rain on the leaves that the branches are bending down toward the ground:
Mud that no amount of straw can conquer:
The goat boys refuse to come out:
Even the strawberries are hanging their heads in dismay:
There's no place left for all this water to go, so it just stands around, looking bored:
It's no secret why Oregon is so green:
I'm not going to complain about you any more. I have to believe you'll quit when you're finished.
And at least you're a warm rain: