Voice Post: Snow and Other Stuff

This is just a post talking about some random topics from snow, to my sleeping habits these days and a couple of book related items. No big deal.

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A Good Day

Before I get into the meat of today’s post, I want to remind you of what I wrote the other day. I want you to remember that post so that if tomorrow’s post has a different tone than today’s you’ll remember why.

Yesterday, I actually had a good day. I had the best day I’ve had since Ginny died late last month. I didn’t feel moody or cranky all day. I even felt sociable for most of the day. I had dinner and watched some wrestling with a friend tonight and I also started a new book that I’m enjoying so far. The only real drag about yesterday was that it was so cold. I’m posting this just after midnight and it is expected that our low temperature over night will be around -22 degrees. It was -9 degrees when I returned from dinner.

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Rain and Stuff

It has been raining all day. It was raining when I woke up and it has not stopped since I’ve been awake. I guess this is a good thing. I guess we need all the rain we can get at this point but at a certain point I’m sure that will no longer be true and we’ll get too much.
I came to realize something only a few years ago when it came to farmers and how they feel about the rainfall. There is never an exact right amount of rain for them. It has either rained too much or not enough. I don’t even know where the transition between not enough and too much actually takes place. You’d think that right before that switch it would land on just the right amount but I’ve never heard a farmer say anything close to “we got the right amount of rain this year”.

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