It Rained

I grew up on the coastal plains of Texas, where hot summer storms made music on our metal roof. I have many memories of sitting on our large front deck watching sheets of water fall front the sky, flooding the spongey ground with large puddles of water, and filling the air with that sweet smell that … Continue reading It Rained

Rainy Day

Writing Challenge: Sept 18. 2018 Prompt Inspiration: What do you like to do on a rainy day?   Propped up by a mountain of pillows and nested in a pile of blankets, I read my book, looking up every so often to stare out the window as the drops dance down the window pane. When … Continue reading Rainy Day

Childhood Storm

Writing Challenge: Aug 14, 2018 Prompt: Write about a thunderstorm through the eyes of a 5 year old child.   The rain pounds on the tin room with the weight of a drum, but tings like bells. Thunder rolls and cracks through the air- sometimes so loudly the windows rattle in the panes behind the … Continue reading Childhood Storm

Rain Fall

Writing Challenge: March 23, 2018 Prompt: Write something inspired by the following word: Petrichor- the pleasant smell that often accompanies the first rain after a period of warm, dry weather. The smell of rain is a romantic notion that has inspired hundreds of candle scents. There is something soothing about the scent and the notion is … Continue reading Rain Fall