Rain Delays Games At Chez Herd

A mild drought continues to grip our mountains, but small daily rain storms continue as well. Still, the rain delays our games at Chez Herd.

Security patrols must continue despite rain delays.

Security patrols must continue.

Our mountains get a significant amount of rain, so drought is a relative term for us. We are several inches shy of normal rainfall and could use a nice soaking rain. Despite the drought, however, we are having regular thunderstorms nearly every day. Most of them are minor, but just enough rain falls to slow our games.

How can I zoomie in this?

How can I zoomie in this?

The rains cool our temperatures by a few degrees, so we enjoy that part. Of course, we prefer snow, but we will have to wait a few months for that.

Snow would be very good. Make that happen, Hu-Dad.

Snow would be very good. Make that happen, Hu-Dad.

In the meantime, we just wait out these little storms. Some of us struggle with smiling while waiting, however.

Not my happy face.

Not my happy face.

3 Comments

  1. Mom, Ebby 'n Ice on July 30, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    Mom, Ice’n Ebby all say: Poor Typhoon. Is there no such thing as a “mini-Zoomie”!

  2. Lori on July 30, 2016 at 7:57 am

    Oh Qannick! Your eyes just mesmerize me ❤️❤️❤️

  3. Mary Ann Molenda on July 30, 2016 at 5:59 am

    Thunderstorms equals no Frankie…. Hang tough Frankie suave.

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