Monday, 19 May 2008

Rain and Bush

It rained here today. “So what?” you may ask. Except in the case of those who live in the Atlanta, GA area. They understand drought.

And we are in our second year of much less than normal rainfall in South West Florida. It has not rained in two months. So we needed rain.

May is our driest month, and there was no rainfall in the forecast. Nonetheless I was awakened at 3:45 a.m. today by a huge thunder and lightning storm. I went outside, simply to enjoy the rain.

(I discovered later that just about everyone I met during the day had been awakened by “a blitz” of a thunderstorm)

And rain it did. Heavily for two hours, and then a more gentle soaking rain for another nine.

It will not make much of a dent in our drought, but how good it was to see and feel rain!


None of my blog readers are likely to mistake me for a Repuglican! So the following (courtesy of my “cousin by marriage” (Kippy) will not surprise you)

Here are some pertinent observations most Americans now agree with.

1) (On an infant's shirt): Already smarter than Bush

2) 1/20/09: End of an Error

3) That's OK, I Wasn't Using My Civil Liberties Anyway

4) Let's Fix Democracy in THIS Country First

5) If You Want a Nation Ruled By Religion, Move to Iran

6) Bush. Like a Rock. Only Dumber.

7) You Can't Be Pro-War And Pro-Life At The Same Time

8) If You Can Read This, You're Not Our President

9) Of Course It Hurts: You're Getting Screwed by an Elephant

10) Hey, Bush Supporters: Embarrassed Yet?

11) George Bush: Creating the Terrorists Our Kids Will Have to Fight

12) Impeachment: It's Not Just for Blowjobs Anymore

14) America: One Nation, Under Surveillance

15) They Call Him 'W' So He Can Spell It

16) Which God Do You Kill For?

17) Cheney/Satan '08

18) Jail to the Chief

19) Who Would Jesus Torture?

20) No, Seriously, Why Did We Invade

21) Bush: God's Way of Proving Intelligent Design is Full Of Crap

23) Bad president! No Banana.

24) We Need a President Who's Fluent In At Least One Language

25) We're Making Enemies Faster Than We Can Kill Them

27) Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Blood

28) Is It Vietnam Yet?

29) Bush Doesn't Care About American People, Either

30) Where Are We Going? And Why Are We In This Hand Basket?

31) You Elected Him. You Deserve Him.

32) Frodo Failed. Bush Has the Ring.

33) Impeach Cheney First

34) Dubya, Your Dad Shoulda Pulled Out, Too

35) When Bush Took Office, Gas Was $1.46

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