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All That Rain

Mon, 7 Apr 2014, 07:54 PM (-06:00)

From the street, you could see clouds in the west. From the highway, you could see dark skies. From the overpass, you could see towering thunderheads with dark black foundations and columns climbing into the sky where here and there there were breaks in the clouds that revealed vistas of billowing white and gold against a […]

Melons and Peppers and Tomatoes

Sat, 7 Sep 2013, 09:17 PM (-06:00)

So we stood in the backyard again today, watching the weather in the east. We watched the dark clouds part and drift to the north and south of us. We watched blue sky open overhead while thunder rolled somewhere in the west where it was undoubtedly raining hard. In full sun, tantalizing raindrops fell from […]


Tue, 6 Dec 2011, 08:10 PM (-06:00)

[…]I am a dry man whose thirst is praise of clouds, and whose mind is something of a cup. My sweetness is to wake in the night after days of dry heat, hearing the rain. — Wendell Berry, Water (1970) He read his poem to us the other day from a chair on the stage. […]