Thursday, April 8, 2010

Rain, Rain - Go away. Please!

So I know the rhyme: "April showers bring May flowers" - but I far prefer the 80+ degree rain-free days we experienced at the beginning of April 2010. After a short and wet summer, colorless fall, and long and boring winter, the warmth and sunshine was a welcomed distraction.

Today, this whole week really, has been a swift shift though; to dismal and looming grey clouds, the reverberating roar of thunder, and rain. Never. Ending. Rain.

11 comments:

  1. We're supposed to get massive thunderstorms this afternoon, Artie. It's been sunny and in the 90s, but outdoors is NOT a pleasant place to be during pine pollen season in the South- unless you're into the slimey yellow- green look :(
    xoxo Pattie

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  2. Can you send the rain to Virginia? The pollen here is unbearable and SO ugly. I'd love to have some showers to wash it all away. Then I can enjoy my deck!! Hoping it comes my way!

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  3. Rain, rain go away..... Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting on the Spring wreath! Please share yours with everyone if you choose to make it

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  4. I'm with you Kid. I am sick of rain and there is so much to do outside. Maine had a week of beautiful sun and this week is
    ugly.

    yvvonne

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  5. Just about 2.5 hours east of you, here in Syracuse, it's been raining..pretty much at night. So far so good! Tonight they are saying severe T-storms and hail....and tomorrow...much cooler...only 46! Strange...now it's 83*...and the leaves are on the trees about a month early...it feels like the end of May..I can't complain.......:-)

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  6. We have storms in the forecast for next week and then they will be heading eastward...doesn't that make you happy!

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  7. I'm so sorry your weather has been awful. We have had a full week of glorious weather: high 80's all week but the pollen IS awful. Tonight we get storms overnight and MUCH cooler weather but I have LOVED our preview of summer. Got ALOT done outside EARLY!!!:):) XO, Pinky

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  8. ...Oh...but just you wait to see those magnanomous spring blooms.

    It will be Soooooo worth it.

    Trust me.

    We have the opposite...dry dry dry. Tropical killin' dry.

    Hang in.

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  9. Artie~ the only relief the rain brings to our PNW is from the pollen.
    I think we are all longing for warmer temps and the pollen free out doors. Here's to sunshine and basking in the sunshine with a warm breeze.

    Sweet wishes,
    Sara

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  10. Rain is fine for a day or two, but then I am ready for some sunshine. Love that piece in your previous post and how you accessorized it! I especially love how you placed the beautiful fern in front.

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  11. We have had a lot of rain in Maine. This week is going to be nice so we can garden.



    yvonne

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