9/3/10

rainy friday


the rain began yesterday afternoon.


it falls so hard here,
i thought the noise was a chipmunk chewing
on the cardboard boxes i'd left outside.


it hit the leaves in my little overgrown garden
with a happy little slap-slap-slap sound
and i ran to open all the windows
and let the fresh air in.


the rain continues today,
like a vancouver welcome
to my new town.


i feel so at home.


this weekend,
paul & i finally get to spend a day together (!!)
...we're going to walk around downtown guelph...
and on sunday,
we're heading to the niagra region
with paul's school friends
to do a little wine tasting.


i am half hoping the rain clears up by then...
but really,
i wouldn't mind if it stayed around for awhile longer.

 images from weheartit

8 comments:

  1. Welcome to Ontario! Niagara is lovely – I hope you enjoy your winery tours and tastings.

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  2. There can be something so fun and romanic about rain and it can even be cozy if you can be inside listening to it...I miss that living in LA!

    Liesl :)

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  3. i simply love rains! :) something about them that reminds one of childhood :)

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  4. Im sorry but I HATE rain, it always destroys my day when its raining!

    cute blog!

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  5. as i read this post it's pouring outside... i love listening to the rain

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  6. I love the rain. Probably because I am from the Pacific Northwest.

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  7. It felt as if I was on an adventure in the rain as I read your story.:)

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  8. i love occasional rains like this :> i hope its okay, I saved some of the photos :>

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