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Delightfully Dreary

Posted by Iszi on October 11, 2004

Greetings, Readers.

This morning’s weather has been, by most measures, quite miserable so far. The sky has been mostly overcast, with only a few patches of sky showing through the clouds, which have been steadily letting down a light drizzle of rain upon our heads.

I’m lovin’ it.

I don’t know why, since I typically don’t like riding my bike in the rain, but today I’m just loving every minute of this weather. The air is cool, there’s a light breeze running about, there’s the fresh smell that accompanies the rain, and the dark blues and grays in the sky are absolutely magnificent. (I love it when blues and grays blend just right.) The rain is really barely there, and entirely tolerable. In fact, it’s somewhat conforting. Since there’s only a light drizzle coming down on me, and no noise coming from above, I know these clouds are not signs of some horrid thunderstorm on its way that I need to avoid. So, I can just carry on and enjoy the weather.

So, today has been quite a delightfully dreary day for me so far. That is, if you measure the day from dawn to dusk. Running the other way around, (as I usually refer to it) I think I can describe my night about the same. It was delightful in the sense that it went by quickly and easily, yet dreary because it was filled with extra detail cleaning chores (scrubbing the front sidewalk and parking spaces, pulling out the frozen drink machines and mopping behind them, hands-and-knees cleaning under counters) to prepare for today’s inspection. So, while the tasks dealt with overnight were not overly enjoyable, the night went by quickly and shortly and I got out before daybreak, even. It also helped that my co-worker pretty much left me to deal with my own work almost entirely for the larger part of the night.

Altogether then, I think I’m pretty happy right now with the way the past 10 hours have gone. I might post some more thoughts and ramblings later, but right now I need to go do some laundry and stuff in preparation for a night to be spent at my grandparents’ house. (Something I’ve not done in several years, and have always enjoyed, even through my most recent ages.) I’ve barely walked in the door and gotten my feet out of my soaked-through socks (soaked from hosing down the lot, not the rain) before I came to post this. I wanted to get these thoughts out before I lost them, though.

So, with that all said, I’ll talk to you later.

– Iszi

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One Response to “Delightfully Dreary”

  1. butterflyuk said

    Well we have not had any rain today. I has been bright sunny and dry although getting colder. Weather is definitely changing everywhere. I hope we keep bright days for a long time. Dark and grey makes me depressed.

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