Monday, May 4, 2009

Rain


This is what yesterday looked like -- misty and rainy. From the looks of things outside right now, today will be very similar.

It’s actually kind of pleasant. I went to the Zendo yesterday morning, and it was nice sitting inside in a cozy space, listening to the rain and the cars on the wet streets. Then I came home and stayed in all afternoon, catching up on some reading, talking to friends on the phone and watching a movie.

I went to bed at about 10 p.m. and slept eight hours, as I’ve been doing pretty consistently for the last several nights. I got really worn out last week. It feels great to rest up!

(Photo: Rain on the horse chestnut outside my window, yesterday.)

5 comments:

Reya Mellicker said...

I, too, love letting the weather tell me what my day is going to be like. I had a busy day at work yesterday and will again today. The sound of the rain is the perfect backdrop for massage - giving or receiving.

It's rainy here, too. Gloom but no doom. We need the rain, so I don't mind.

Glad you're rested!

Barbara said...

It's a beautiful tree to catch rain drops. Is this the tree that may have to be taken down? I hope not.

There's nothing better than a backdrop of rain when one is practicing mindfulness. I hope yours was a good sit.

Merle Sneed said...

We are in our dry time, so a bit of rain would be wonderful. My best!

Steve said...

Barbara: Yes, this is that tree. But I don't think it's happening anytime soon -- just eventually, because it unfortunately grew in a bad place.

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