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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Dreaming of Green

Pounding rain on the metal roof woke me last night and when I looked out the window, there was actual moisture on the ground. Woo hoo!

The Southwest has been experiencing a drought, with New Mexico having the driest winter in sixty years. Wildfires in the eastern part of the state have kept firefighters busy and fire restrictions are in place in all but three counties. When I walk around the ranch, my footsteps crunch. It's like I'm walking on shredded wheat.

The rain today has given me hope, though, and I am dreaming of a green summer, like this:
and this:
And I want to take my shoes off and walk through this:

Cross your fingers for us here. We really miss the green.

1 comment:

  1. Got 'em crossed. That's beautiful. MJT

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