Lightning Strikes

Today’s rambling from this octogenarian

A World Apart

“Don’t knock the weather. If it didn’t change once in a while,
nine out of ten people couldn’t start a conversation.”
Kim Hubbard, Editor at Large, People Magazine

Alright, I know I said I would not talk about the weather, but really! We have had the most amazing five days.

Torrential rain, almost gale force winds, thunder and lightning. In fact, according to the DomPost, our local paper “New Zealand saw nearly 20,000 lightning strikes in the 24 hours to 8am, and MetService say there’s more to come with a severe thunderstorm watch …” and this was only until 10am on Friday. And nothing much changed over the weekend.

The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play.
So we sat in the house. All that cold, cold, wet day.”
Dr. Seuss,The Cat in the Hat

Today is Monday here and the newspaper records “There were 9700…

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2 responses to “Lightning Strikes

  1. Oh how I love a good rain storm! Today was that in my neck of the woods too – although nothing dramatic like you are experiencing. My family farms, and we are experiencing severe drought, so when the blessed rain fell this afternoon, I opened my window and took it all in! Bless you in your deluge; I hope it breaks for you soon!


    • Thanks for the comment. Hopefully, you don’t get the thunder and,ightning. I would imagine that would be particularly hard for you. Take care and try to stay dry as we are


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