This will shock you, but I think I may have to start a new project: Building an ark.
I got eight -- EIGHT -- weather-related emails overnight from the National Weather Service. Oy! Apparently they weren't anything life threatening, (which is good since I slept through their buzzing on my phone) because I awakened this morning all snug and dry in my bed. No surprise here, but all I want to do is hang out somewhere on a covered patio or porch (not mine, because mine is very wet!) and watch the rain. It's just divine! My rain gauge tops out at 5" and when I left for work today it was nearly overflowing. That is since yesterday morning... and it's supposed to rain all day today. Speaking of work, I chose what to wear today by what shoes I have with the thickest soles... Makes me happy. Makes me want more rain barrels -- as if 210 gallons isn't enough -- but makes me happy.
I got the 2 largest of my dining room walls painted yesterday afternoon and evening. With the wall texture, and the paint color, my walls look EXACTLY like a pan of my mother's brownies. Strange, yes, but true. Honestly, it made me crave brownies. Her brownies. And, I happen to know that last week she baked a double batch because 3 of my sisters were going to be home over this past weekend. Lucky dogs.