Listen to the Rhythm…

Of the falling you-know-what. Go ahead, you listen. I'm sick of it. This is our third rainy season here and I plan on it being my last. Almost anywhere else will do. Even Key West in the stifling end-of-hurricane-season heat (she says now.) October through...

Day 6

It’s Saturday morning now and the sun is shining BRIGHT. So bright I had to close the blinds… I miss it already. Day 6 was Thursday and it rained all day until about 9pm. Then, mysteriously, magically, it stopped like someone turned off the faucet. The fog...

5 Days

24/7 rain. No sun. Gray skies. Not that I mind it or anything, but shouldn’t God be holding something back for the next six months? What if he runs out? I hate to be critical of God, but he doesn’t seem to be planning ahead. Proof he’s a man. OK,...

Rain

Here we go again. With a vengeance! The rain started a little over two weeks ago and has hardly let up. The skies open up around 1pm and the day’s downpour commences. These days, it’s been a steady soaking rain till dark. Sometimes beyond. Please...

Poor Poor Pitiful Me

I can’t talk. My family is borderline ecstatic. I have laryngitis so bad I can only whisper quietly, or, if I try to talk, I sound like Minnie Mouse. I have no lower register AT ALL. Zero, zip. It’s squeaky, quiet and annoying. Hal’s and my desks are...

Global Warming My Foot

The wind has been non-stop gale force since New Year’s Day. During Key West hurricanes, weather personalities gleefully report “gusts up to 70 mph.” Well, there are gusts here up to at least 40 mph, which is tropical force. The trees are all bending...