Thursday, July 30, 2009

Dry, Dry, Dry

July 29 - After

We are unhappy here. We are having "Exceptional Drought" conditions. This is not a school report card so it does not mean we are doing well. Unless you count brown leaves and dying plants. I've had to sweep dead dry leaves off our deck several times now.

May 30 -- Before

Even my Garden Guards are tired of this weather. So are all the ranchers and farmers. Let's not even talk about the record 40+ days over 100 degrees. Let's not talk about the new air conditioning unit we had to buy. At least it works.

Late edit: A very demented blogger, who knows we look at her blog, has put up this evil post. Her own personal form of waterboarding, so to speak. Central Texans, do not let your children see her video clip: "Daddy, what is that stuff?"

Late, Late edit: As Robyn suggested, we did some rain dancing which was horizontal (better known as a "nap"). It worked. Sort of. We got a total of 17 minutes of rain. That's like spitting in the ocean and thinking it will make a difference.

4 comments:

Philip said...

It ain't rained here for 4 months and I am sure it is far hotter than any time in the last 10 years. Still can't sleep even with air conditioning (the noise).

ArtPropelled said...

We havn't had rain in a while but at least it's not hot. Hope the rain dance starts to work soon. I presume the two of you are rain dancing???

3rdEyeMuse said...

will try to send some your way. :)

About Bobbi... said...

Dang, that's just cruel. We aren't far from Austin, and are burned to a crisp, too.

Glad to have found your blog/art!

bobbi c.