Reading, Writing and Running on Canada's East Coast
I love the rain, actually. Here's my quote for you, m'friend:Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain. ~~Vivian GreenHappy Hump Day, Janet! I'm going to dance in the rain, jump in puddles, and wait for that rainbow with Dolly. ;-)
Not sure what happened to my formatting...Hey, Silver - great quote and you know how much I love dancing (very sad to see Tristan and Gladys leave DWTS last night :(Enjoy your rain dancing and jumping in those puddles!!
Living in the high desert doesn't bring much rain. And other than the writing gig, I don't have a lot of metaphorical rain. Actually, now that I think about it, my life is like weather here - long dry periods with the occasional torrential downpour and the threat of tornadoes. I'm with Dolly, though, if you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain.I don't know who said it but I'm reminded of the old maxim: Into each life a little rain must fall. And an old song from Bugs Bunny: Though April showers may come your way, they bring the flowers that bloom in May. And when it's raining, oh you can bet, that it's raining, raining, raining... oh it's raining violets. ;o)Here's hoping for violets after the rain, Janet.
Other than the clouds seemingly hanging out for days, I really do like our mixed weather bag, B.E. I'm not sure I could handle the same weather day in, day out for months on end - only to have it punctuated with tornadoes! Yikes.I love that Bugs Bunny song - thank you for reminding me of it! Of course, I'm a huge Bugs Bunny fan from way back :)Here's to violets!!
Some days, my motto is "Into every life a torrential downpour of unprecedented magnitude must crash". But, I love the soft light that creeps over the clouds and the fresh green every where.So often here, we have double rainbows that clearly show all seven colours. Wow!"Those April showers,That come your way,They bring the flowersThat bloom in May,So keep on looking for the blue birdand listening for his song,whenever April showersCome along".Al Jolson - much loved vaudville singer in the 1920sAnd then there is a song always song by the senior choirat our high school graduation as the graduation class left the auditorium:When you walk through a storm,Keep your head up highAnd don't be afraid of the stormAt the end of the rain is a golden skyAnd the sweet silver song of the lark.Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heartAnd you'll never walk aloneYou'll never walk alone".
The missing verse of April showers:So if it's raining,Have no regrets,It isn't rainingrain you knowIt's raining violetsthis verse is between 'May and So keep'Hells bells! I think there is still a verse missing...Oh well, I am old and can't be expected to remember everything... particularly when it is important.
...the soft light that creeps over the clouds and the fresh green every where.Beautiful imagery, Connie! Yes, there is something to be said about a rainy day...it's not all gloomy and blah (ah, the 'silver lining' comes to mind).Thanks for sharing your rainy day songs with us!!
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