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Response to Wednesday Writing Prompt

This is in response to oneoveralpha ’s Wednesday Writing Prompt here .

Today’s prompt: rain.

This is what I wrote:

Yes, I wish it would rain.

I know there are plenty of places that have too much of it and that’s a very unpleasant thing. Right now it’s 84.3°F with 36% humidity and gusts of wind up to 8.4 mph. There’s not a cloud in the sky. The lawn is turning brown because of watering restrictions.

We’ve noticed people going for “drought tolerant” landscaping recently. There’s some rebate from the state. Some of the yards look sharp. Some of them look like a desert. One of our neighbors put in an uncovered patio in the front yard. It look quite sharp, but I bet it gets hotter than a pistol when the sun is out, making it useless for much of the year.

So. I wish it would rain.


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Comments

wolfgirl569 wrote on June 24, 2015, 6:30 PM

I am trying to send you some. They are calling for rain here again but not as bad as last week

msiduri wrote on June 24, 2015, 6:53 PM

Thanks, wolfgirl569 . We'll take every drop you can send.

oneoveralpha wrote on June 24, 2015, 8:37 PM

It's supposed to rain here tomorrow, I'll try to wish it your way. :D

msiduri wrote on June 24, 2015, 8:43 PM

Thanks, oneoveralpha . Between you and wolfgirl569 , who knows? The drought may be over.

CalmGemini wrote on June 27, 2015, 9:42 AM

Is it raining now? So many seemed ready to send you rain.Here it has been raining heavily from morning.

msiduri wrote on June 27, 2015, 9:45 AM

No, not yet. Clouds in the sky, not a drop on the ground. But if you could spare some of your rain....