Category Archives: rainfall

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What a Little Rain Can Do

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Even with the little rain [just 3.17 inches so far this month] some of our shrubs have really exploded. Here’s our Cenizo: For more pictures of and information about Cenizos, click here: Cenizo. As usual, a click on any one … Continue reading

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… in the last few months our AC is not running during the day. What an absolutely  wonderful feeling!  🙂  We had some very welcome rain lately – not much, but still very good – and the temperature has gone … Continue reading

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At Last …

we had some highly welcome rain!  🙂  it started with that usual “beep” sound with which people watching TV are made aware of weather alerts and then a severe thunderstorm alert was running across the screen, like it’s usual here … Continue reading

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Normally it’s not that one would be happy about continuous rain, but hereabouts we are. We’ve been having nearly contunuous rain since last night – sometimes a little more, sometimes a little less – and it looks like it’ll be … Continue reading

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It’s RAINING!

Last night we had 1.5 inches, and it’s till raining! Wonderful, absolutely wonderful. Just now it’s showers, but there might be more in the offing. And, with the cold front having gone through, it’s much cooler: 70 Fahrenheit just now, … Continue reading

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Summer off to a Sizzling Start

That was the title story in our newspaper, The San Antonio Express-News, yesterday. What’s to be expected: Sunday: 101 Monday: 104 Tuesday: 105 Wednesday: 103 Thursday: 100 The paper gives some advice  then how to cope with this extreme heat, and how to recognize and/or … Continue reading

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A Sea of Sunflowers

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Lately, in fact, that is, since the beginning of the year, we have had, to tell the truth, fairly good weather [except for a few days]: with 15.43 inches up to now we’ve already had more rain than during the … Continue reading

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Five Inches of Rain …

… in about 3 hours: YEAH! Today in the late afternoon and early evening hours we had as much rain as I have never seen here before. But we’re happy about it as we can still use that and more … Continue reading

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Spring Pictures (1)

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With the warm weather and the good rain earlier this year, spring flowers have really exploded – a few pictures from our property: Related articles Spring Is Here (pitstexasexpatblog.wordpress.com) Texas Bluebonnets (texasgaga.wordpress.com) Texas Insanity is Contagious (danceswithchaos.wordpress.com) 61 Miles of … Continue reading

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The Tornadoes …

… have – thank goodness – bypassed us last night [there were quite a few some miles to the west], but still, with the wind blowing with over 40 mph in gusts, and all that lightning and thunder, it was … Continue reading