Saturday, August 21, 2010

This doesn't happen in Colorado!

Oh it rains in Colorado but nothing like this...this is crazy rain.  It's comes down in sheets, literally.  Once second it is raining so peacefully and then you see the sheet coming towards you and WHAMMO, it's a torrential downpour.  It's like someone just turns the faucet on and then off again.  It's really amazing.  The streets become flowing streams in a matter of minutes. 
The kiddos think its the best thing and love to run out and get drenched.  I am sure the neighbors are wondering what the heck but hopefully we put a smile on thier faces too. 

On this day, we were anxiously awaiting the arrival of the truck to pick our MASSIVE pile of debris that had accumulated during our yard cleanup.  It was slowly drizzling and the kids thought the guy with the truck and the massive claw was pretty entertaining...
 then this happened...
and this...that is not hail just very large raindrops.  The poor cleanup guy just didn't stand a chance!
Not one to like being left out, Zander soon joined in on the fun (easy entertaining 101!).
I forgot to mention, this was about 8 in the was already so humid and hot, the kids loved the chance to cool off.
Like I said, it's amazing and from what Carolyn, my MIL says, it's not even rainy season.  Yicks.  I guess our new winter gear will be raincoats, rainboats and umbrellas!! 

1 comment:

Gma & Gpa said...

Wow! That's a totally new experience - looks like a fun thing to do. We send hugs and want you to know that we'll be thinking about you tomorrow. Just be the nice kiddos that you are naturally!

Hugs to all.