aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

One damp thing after another

We've had one frogstrangler after another this week and last. Rain, rain, rain. Today, it's very muggy and the air is close and still. Probably going to cut loose again this afternoon.

Last night, it started to thunder as I was heading for bed, so I sacked out on the couch to keep Sassy company. Had to protect my doggy from the boom-booms. I finally got up at 4:00 a.m. and pushed off to bed for the rest of the night.

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