WAITING FOR WATER, HOPING FOR RAIN

Mother Nature is fickle. Her loyalties are ever shifting and her rain is always needed.

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DAILY PROMPT: READY, SET, DONE – Free Writing In the Morning

This is a dark morning. It looks like it’s going to rain. That’s a good thing and I hope it will rain for real. But it’s often dark and gray like this in the morning, yet no rain comes. By mid morning, the sky clears. The ground stays dry.

It’s been like this … if I think about it … since last summer, the summer of 2013. That’s the first time I went to Manchaug and saw the dam was dry. It was far dryer this year, the lake being nearly gone. The mallards and swans are gone too. The turtles are living in brown puddles.

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The dams were had already been closed and dry by the autumn of 2013 and have not reopened. Still locked up through this entire year. We had a moderate amount of snow — along with plenty of ice and…

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2 thoughts on “WAITING FOR WATER, HOPING FOR RAIN

  1. Thanks again, Rich. I think we finally have a contractor to do the work. Hopefully it will be done soon. Maybe as soon as next week. I’d like to be able to do my laundry again!!

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