Tuesday’s Quotes #37 – Rain

“For after all, the best thing one can do
When it is raining, is to let it rain.”

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “The Poet’s Tale”

It’s raining today. This is a very good thing since the area I live in has been well below average in rainfall (& snowfall) for over a year now. We did have a, brief, unusually wet period in late spring, but overall it hasn’t been good. So rain, always needed by August around here in a good year, is especially welcome right now.

The picture, which I took this weekend, before the rain, shows that Erma Bombeck was not quite correct – the grass is not greener over the septic tank – there’s concrete blocking the roots. It is however much greener over the laterals of the leach field.

We also have a lovely green stripe running from the well’s standpipe to the house…


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