e_moon60 (e_moon60) wrote,
e_moon60
e_moon60

  • Mood:

Water from the sky...

At last it was our turn for the sparse afternoon/evening shower...and it didn't just shower, it rained.   We got 1.4 inches, which with 1.7 inches last Tuesday and the 0.25 Sunday morning and a 0.4 overnight one night of slow stuff means a real rescue.  There's a little water behind the number 3 gabion,  with dragonflies zooming around and trying to oviposit even as darkness fell.   We saw a crayfish out of its hole and then it went back in.

Pindar began one of his famous odes with "Best of all things is water..."   That's certainly true after months of dry heat.
Tags: weather
Subscribe

  • Interesting bug

    This afternoon I saw a treehopper (or some kind of hopper) on the kitchen window screen, so went outside to photograph it. The wind was very…

  • Crayfish/crawfish/crawdads

    I was afraid that we had lost our crayfish in the 5 year drought--they disappeared and did not return for well over a year when the drought ended.…

  • Mushrooms Collapse

    So on Thursday morning, the mushrooms were already collapsing, including some that had been yellowish healthy-looking nubbins yesterday:

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 7 comments