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A Grey, Wonderful Morning

I woke up a half hour ago to my alarm clock. I did not get to sleep until after midnight, but I was able to sleep more than five hours. Knowing that RGD had committed to making his trip was a load off of mind, and some of my own decisions as I am beginning to move forward in some other things, seems to have taken a bit of load off of my own shoulders.

It is a cool and grey morning with cloud coverage and a comfortable 59F/15C. I love it like this in the morning! The high today is forecast at 76F/24C, and then we are to have some cooler weather tomorrow and through the weekend. We may get a couple of days of much-needed rain, and highs of 70F/21C.

I hear the trash and recycling trucks coming through the streets. There is a comfort to me to hear the working of the neighborhood, as I am getting myself ready for work, my last day for six weeks or so. (This is some unknown territory for me, and I have a little concern, but I know it is a decision that I am confident I will survive.)

At this very moment, all seems right with the world.

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0645 PDT 13,003 19.50

8.25 hr -- +12/$.03 //109.68 to 108.35 avg

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JohnRoberts wrote on July 23, 2015, 9:54 AM

That is too grey and gloomy for my taste. Makes me want to stay in bed with the covers pulled up.

MegL wrote on July 23, 2015, 10:19 AM

Things always seem better after a reasonable night's sleep and maybe that is what the cooler weather gave you? 6 weeks holiday! Lovely.

DWDavisRSL wrote on July 23, 2015, 3:48 PM

We've been gray and stormy here in eastern NC as well. I am enjoying the cooling effect of the rain.

cheri wrote on July 23, 2015, 9:12 PM

Good to hear that at least you have a good sleep. We have a gloomy weather here too.

wolfgirl569 wrote on July 23, 2015, 10:24 PM

I hope you enjoy your free time when it starts. Glad you got some rest also

Paulie wrote on July 24, 2015, 12:32 AM

As long as you have self-confidence, everything should turn out fine for you. I hope you had a great last day on the job.

CoralLevang wrote on July 24, 2015, 8:26 AM

JohnRoberts Grey, yes...covers pulled up. Gloomy, no. I think gloom comes from within for me.
Besides, this time of year, we usually have it burn off after a few hours or a day. Next week is forecast to be sunshine and in the 80s.

CoralLevang wrote on July 24, 2015, 8:28 AM

MegL I am looking forward to the change of scenery/pace. A lot of decisions, but happy for the option.

CoralLevang wrote on July 24, 2015, 8:29 AM

&AbbyG Yikes! We are hoping for some rain this weekend. We SO need it. Nearly two months without even a half inch.

CoralLevang wrote on July 24, 2015, 8:30 AM

DWDavisRSL A good summer storm sounds good right now.

CoralLevang wrote on July 24, 2015, 8:33 AM

Thanks, cheri !

CoralLevang wrote on July 24, 2015, 8:34 AM

wolfgirl569 emoticon :smile:

CoralLevang wrote on July 24, 2015, 8:35 AM

Paulie Not sure it is the last day on the job ever...LOL But at least for now. Thank you!

DWDavisRSL wrote on July 24, 2015, 8:41 AM

It was. It rained on and off all day and this morning the air is so much nicer.

CoralLevang wrote on July 24, 2015, 8:58 AM

The air here is not too bad, but the brush fires have taken its toll on the otherwise green around here. :(

jiangliu1949 wrote on July 26, 2015, 7:31 AM

It is great !Summertime is very pleasant there.Here it is the dog day with the steamy heat .The temperature hovers around 35C.

CoralLevang wrote on July 26, 2015, 9:26 AM

I appreciate the sun, but I do enjoy the grey days a bit.