We must be at, oh, about day fifteen now. And at least ten more days are predicted. Who knows what might come after that; even professional weather forecasters know better than to guess too far out. God, of course, did better: apparently that forty-days-and-forty-nights thing was right on.
I was wide awake for this morning’s 3:00 am storm—soothing, even with thunder that caused Simon to jump in his sleep. (Obviously he is not a dog much bothered by big noises.) Terrific lightning flashes and thunder, from distant mini-burps to great crashing explosions, accented the downpour. I loved it.
So, just in case it’s not raining where you are, play the following clip. Close your eyes and enjoy —