Friday, August 05, 2011

fff55: Rain rain rain

After the sunshine comes the long-awaited rain. Weeks of drier-than-usual weather have left the ground parched and dusty. The garden needed it desperately. Farmers were crying out for it to save their crops.  Fields of vegetables were dying for a drink.  But it might have arrived just in time to wreck this year’s grain harvest.

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FFF55 is a weekly challenge to write a story in 55 words. Go over to Mr Knowitall's blog to learn more.

15 comments:

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Anne .. you could have written rain x 55 I think .. it was lovely rain too .. I'm not sure it's enough - but it's brightened the world down here a little ... lovely morning today with the wood pigeons calling in the background .. enjoy the weekend ..Hilary

Cad said...

Weather gods have a hard time getting things right...

anthonynorth said...

Nature just isn't playing right nowadays, is it?

Ellie Garratt said...

Gosh. Didn't it rain?!

BRIDGET said...

We should have as many words for rain as the Inuit are supposed to have for snow...yesterday's was a whole shed load...

Brian Miller said...

rained here last night too...i hear you on the consequences of getting what we hope for...needed or otherwise...

izzy said...

Yes our gardens could use some water!
I hear Texas is extra thirsty...Thanks.

Alice Audrey said...

I'm hoping it came to us in time to save my lawn. The sprinkler wasn't enough.

Akelamalu said...

There's always either too much or too little! ;)

hedgewitch said...

All too true. it's already too late for rain here, but that just means we're all the more dependent on what's grown elsewhere.

G-Man said...

AJ...
It's been very dry here as well.
Great inspiration for a story though
Loved your 55 My Friend
Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

hope said...

After last night's storm, this sounds familiar!

Have a good weekend.

Jannie Funster said...

Oh no -- the grain harvest! I guess it never rains but it so very totally pours, eh??

Deep 55, with that usual interesting AJ twist!

here is my 55.

xoxo

gautami tripathy said...

No rain here! Want that so badly...


other shoe

Olivia said...

Monsoons are not being as wet even here in India!!

Sunday Hugs xox