Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Rainy Day Monday

It started raining in the wee hours of the morning and didn't stop until mid afternoon. It was fantastic. I opened the windows throughout the house as the temperature hovered in the high 70s. We even slept with them open last night. What a rare treat for this part of the country where our usual highs are 105ish.

Aine and Benton splashed in the puddles created along our street, returning to the house soaked to their undies. Eamon walked through our muddy backyard letting the wet dirt squish through his toes. I made butternut squash soup in the crockpot, filling the house with delicious aromas. Dave didn't come home for lunch; his parking lot at work was flooded and parts of the freeway were closed.

It doesn't rain much here, but when it does, we all feel refreshed. It means extra books read, snuggles on the couch, arts and crafts and possibly movies. It was a crazy, wonder-filled rainy day.


  1. it was wonderful wasn't it.

  2. We are looking at some crazy thunderstorms soon to arrive tomorrow, fingers crossed that the electricity stays :) Love seeing your kids daydreaming :)

  3. love rainy days. and even more special for y'all since rain is scarce.

  4. It was lovely, wasn't it? Amazing how everything feels fresh and new after all the rain. Perfect crafting, reading and tea drinking weather.