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Woo Hoo! Its raining!

Sure glad to be finally getting some rain. It has been so dry here. About half an inch here so far today. I know that ain't much compared to what some of you get when it rains, but you have to remember this is a desert. Its still coming. :P
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Yay! :clap:
I always love that feeling of collective "Ahhhhh" from all of the plants I see... And extending the feeling to the birds and animals and all living things.

When we had an extended drought and finally got some real rain, I had a fantasy conversation with my kids about how some of the baby birds and animals born earlier in the season had NEVER experienced rain in their entire little lives.

Baby Bird: Mama, what's happening? What's that stuff falling from the sky?
Mama Bird: Remember the stories I told you about rain?
Baby Bird: It's, it's... What is this feeling? It feels good!
Baby Bird2: It's called "wet." Mama said so in the stories.
Baby Bird3: Lemme feel! Oooh, it's shiny.

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We have just had a little of that, James.

It would be nice to get some more . . .

The sprinkles turned to ice over the last 2 nights, of course. Some of our big mountain valleys are really socked-in with fog this morning . . ! Ice and Fog? Just a warm rain, please!

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I got up to this this morning October 23, 2012

[img]https://donce.lofthouse.com/jamaica/snow_oct_23.jpg[/img]
Gardening at 5000 feet elevation, zone 4/5 Northern Utah, Frost free from May 25 to September 8 +/-

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SNOW

jal_ut, how much snow is that on the ground?We are so ready for winter to come.... :D
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It rained real hard here this morning but to late to do anything to really help the garden it's all gone except for the garlic. Garlic I am sure enjoyed the rain but all this did was make me have to mow the grass again!

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There was 8.5 inches of wet snow. The garlic definitely got watered.
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Jeez.... that looks like January in Cincinnati. I'm in no hurry for it to get here.
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We got 1/4" of rain all summer and then 2 weeks ago it started rainning and has not stoped; over 7" so far.

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RAIN

Except for yesterday, a beautiful 22 degree C, we had past week day and night rain and more to come all next week, all because of hurricane Sandy (Is that her name?)Wanted to visit Ohio, got a friend there, but also rain there, so I might as well stay home bound. :(
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YES! we got rain and snow. Not as much as you did jal_ut but enough to wet the country good. Hopefully we will get a lot more this winter. This past summer was horrible with all the fires and so much smoke iin the air.
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jal_ut wrote:I got up to this this morning October 23, 2012

[img]https://donce.lofthouse.com/jamaica/snow_oct_23.jpg[/img]
Ha Ha when I first saw this topic and while reading your first post. I could see in your head "Thank God It's rain and not snow yet" but that thought didn't last long did it?

I can't wait for snow, if we even get any this year worth actually calling snow.

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