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More Rain (YAY!) and Flowers

A rainy day bestows liquid pearls on roses elegantly decked out to celebrate Spring in style. With Love, Russ

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Some of My Favorite Things

I snapped this shot during a rainstorm. I cracked open my window when the rain was pouring down. I love the the sound of rain. With Love, Russ

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“Let’s Run Though the Rain!”

A little girl had been shopping with her Mom in Walmart. She must have been 6-years-old, this beautiful red-haired, freckle-faced image of innocence. It was pouring outside. The kind of rain that gushes over the top of rain gutters, so … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Memory in the Making

It’s here! I just received a copy of A Berkshire Tale written by dear blogging friend and fellow author Claremary Sweeney! I sent this message to her and am sharing it with all of you because it reminded me of an earlier post where I attempted to … Continue reading

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Nature’s Spectacle

Mother Nature is showing off tonight as she treats us to a very rare spectacle for our part of California: A large thunder and lightning storm. It was so unexpected that I was outside watering in the dark at about 9 PM … Continue reading

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Rainstorm Moments and Memories

I write this while sitting outside in a heavy downpour. Technically, I’m outside typing on an electrical device while sitting in the open just covered by the edge of an overhang. I’m about as near as one can be without … Continue reading

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Rainstorm and Rainbow Revelry on a Cloudless Day

I love rain drops and rainstorms, reveling in the many sounds they make, the feel of raindrops on my skin, the sight of each drop as it splash-dances onto whatever it touches, the way they freshen the air, and the … Continue reading

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Clyde and I

OK, this post is going to take some explaining first. In a recent reply to a comment made by fellow blogger and friend Diana S providing an update on the song that she and her daughter’s generosity inspired, I joked … Continue reading

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Sometimes The Rain Of Life Falls So Hard…

(Source: Unknown–I saw it on FB without attribution) …that even frogs need an umbrella! May this site be an umbrella for you on even your rainiest days! Love, Russ

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The Curb

Dear friends: The poem below is dedicated to all who have lost loved ones, to those who have healed, and those who still struggle with their pain, grief, and/or regret at not having said or done what they now wish … Continue reading

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