Right on cue with St. Swithin’s Day (see previous blog), we got a nice thundershower yesterday afternoon that dropped almost one-third of an inch of rain on us. Hopefully, it’s the beginning of our monsoon season in New Mexico. It was an especially typical rainstorm for New Mexico, with full sunshine streaming down along with the rain.
Out our front window, during the storm, I could see a gaggle of kids and one adult (and just one umbrella) splashing around in puddles in the street that the rain had left. When we get only an average of seven and one-half inches of rain a year, every drop is precious and appreciated. Let’s hope St. Swithin’s forecasting legend is accurate.