Rainy Day Pictures: Day 34

This morning I woke up surprisingly ready to test my leg by jogging. I borrowed Ian’s gym membership and spent my first hour on a treadmill. Meanwhile, it rained more outside.

Monday, December 23, 2019, 6:40 am

Treadmills are boring.
I know it’s not exactly a picture of rain, but it was raining when I took the picture, and I’m just so excited to have a working leg!

Rainy Day Pictures: Day 33

Friday marked the darkest day in recorded Seattle history, a very dubious honor indeed. Maybe that inspired me to suggest we do a fire pit when it finally stopped raining.

Sunday, December 22, 2019, 5:00 pm

Washington Fire Pit
A Washington December fire pit involves an umbrella.

Shortly after we got the fire lit, it started drizzling again. Undaunted, we pulled out umbrellas. We nursed the fire long enough to make s’mores for Benji, and not long after we decided we’d milked that for all the fun we could get. On the bright side, we didn’t worry at all about the fire getting out of control. Continue Reading >>

Rainy Day Picture: Day 32

Dad and I went for a hike despite steady rain. I have to say, after 48 hours of almost four inches of rain, I’ve never seen so much mud on trails or water flowing through creeks.

Saturday, December 21, 2019, 10:30 am

St. Edwards State Park trail after inches of rain.
A very Washington trail view.

Rainy Day Pictures: Day 30

I didn’t go outside much today, and when I did, the rain hadn’t started — for which I am profoundly grateful.

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 3:40 pm

Since I didn’t go out, here’s what the rain looks like on the radar.

Edit to add: I did go out in the evening to see Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker. Here’s what our drive home looked like.


Rainy Day Pictures: Day 28

It rained this morning, but things had almost dried out by the time I went out for a walk in the evening. I enjoyed the novelty of arriving home with dry feet after a weekend of very damp walks.

Monday, December 16, 2018, 6:15 pm

A puddle is a black hole in the halo of car headlights.