What was I thinking

It’s days like today that have me questioning my sanity in attempting to fulfill the mandates of a writing challenge like NaBloPoMo. I don’t know what I was thinking. It’s been raining nonstop for two days, and not a gentle rain. It’s been a dreary, grey, bleak, cold rain with an occasional thunder grumble thrown…

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100 Word Challenge: Roof

It’s been raining around here for the last week or so. It’s raining today and forecasts call for rain the rest of this week and well into next. With a smattering of thunder and lightning thrown in for added ambience, all I want to do is wrap up in a warm blanket and be lulled…

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Grey rain

Rain made the whole world a dreary blur, only shades of light and dark bled through the gloaming. The bridge was long and narrow, only wide enough for two cars. Either side of the span was a grey nothingness, behind me the sky fell to earth. Ahead was as uncertain, the greyness reaching out with…

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100 Word Challenge: Rain

It was an exciting weekend around my house. A week ahead of schedule the first Tropical Storm of the season, Alberto, meandered it’s way into the Gulf of Mexico and came right up my back door. (Hurricane Season officially runs from June 1 to November 30, but early storms are not uncommon.) Truth be told,…

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Clearing skies

It was raining outside. The cold sort of rain that seeps into your bones, and muddles your mind. It wasn’t a warm spring rain that feels like a soft caress, its earthy sweet petrichor lingering on the breeze. This rain was a claw hammer pounding against the house, threatening to shatter windows and doors, and…

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