Tag Archives: thunder

March Twelfth; Fear

There is no shame. I knew it was going to happen the minute I saw the weather report. Warnings of severe storms that would come through during the night, left me knowing what was to come, and it was more … Continue reading

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March Ninth; When All Is Said and Done

Gentle can be deceiving. I went to bed last night around midnight. It was raining a gentle spring shower type rain, not one of those pounding down summer torrents that always worries me about that drain pipe that runs under … Continue reading

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October Twenty-ninth; Preparations For The Storms

Not the way I prefer being awakened. It was that serene sleep. The sleep when you are slightly awake but are enjoying the act of simply resting. You know you will be getting up soon, but for the moment, just … Continue reading

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September Eighth; Already a Second Pot of Coffee Morning

Who needs an alarm clock when you have thunder? I wasn’t expecting that manner of awakening this morning. I was actually awake, well not fully, and definitely not out of bed when I heard the first rumble of thunder. It … Continue reading

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Day 231; Footnotes of Simple Pleasures

It was that close. ┬áMy son introduced me to a friend of his who is the wife of a man who once worked with him. They are members of the Jeep group that I joined and were the first friends … Continue reading

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Day 227; Footnotes of Days Like Today

In the distance I hear thunder. The breeze coming in through the open windows has cooled down immensely. Still, the crickets are singing while they are able. Both dogs are inside, both staring toward the door as if watching and … Continue reading

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Day 232; Footnotes of Knowing Who To Run To When Feeling Afraid

There I was, minding my own business for once, doing my household chores when my phone rang. For probably the third time, mom was calling. I honestly don’t mind though, I’m just glad to still be receiving those calls. She … Continue reading

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Day 208; Footnotes of Being Prepared

The thunder rumbles in the distance, the sky has grown increasingly dark. The growing dark causing the solar lights out front to come on, one by one. A flickering against the approaching clouds. From the woods, the tree frogs call … Continue reading

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Day 199; Footnotes of Storms and Concerns They Bring

All it took was one rumble of thunder. Both dogs are inside and safe from the thunder demon but with every rumble they look toward the sound. Rain is falling fairly hard, I need to move my car into the … Continue reading

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July Ninth-Capture the Thought

It got dark…fast. Not night time dark, thunderstorm dark. I heard the first rumble but wasn’t positive it was thunder, by the second long, low growl from the sky, I had no doubt. I also knew that Molly would be … Continue reading

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