Rain day

Jumped around all morning getting gas and groceries and dropping off recycling stuff. Back out to the moomincabin to make lasagne and some BBQ sauce for chicken. Because the beach urchins are coming up and so are a couple of beloved MacMu cousins. We are gonna have so much fun.

I spent a lot of time sitting on the deck this afternoon, reading in the rain, wearing my polartech jacket and smart wool socks. I’m reading Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Talents now. I finished Jeff Vandermeer’s Area X trilogy and was finally ready to get back to the sequel to Octavia’s Parable of the Sower.

One of the perks of sitting out on the deck was watching various vee-hickles go along our little two-track road. Jeep and Pan and some of their children and once the Grinchie rolled in and out.

Eventually the rain stopped and I headed down to the beach and I could hear all of the noise coming from next door. Cousins of all degrees shouting and laughing and I dunno what else. I loved this. It reminded me of all of us kids on the beach when I was a child, one of 11 cousins running all over the place, laughing and yelling. We had so much fun.

We ended the evening over at the Porter’s place, where we discovered that, like us, they have a picture window that came out of a store front.

It started raining again while we were experiencing yooperland porterization and it is still raining. Beautiful rain but I hope our weekend crew gets at least a bit of a beach day. And that’s about all I have the psychological energy to say. Field trip tomorrow? I need one. The new Meijer is wonderful but I need to go somewhere else.

One Response to “Rain day”

  1. Margaret Says:

    I miss rain. It seems like it’s feast or famine around here. WAY too much rain during the winter and now…nothing. It would be quite refreshing instead of these 90 degree, smoky days.