“The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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After a long dry spell the rain is falling and everyone but the new stray kitty seems pleased (so we set up a box on the porch for him).

The tiny zinnia shakes her little head free of dust and dirt. Doesn’t she look bright?

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And from her tucked in place beside the porch she listens to the pitter-patter.

The lambs don’t mind the rain a bit . . .

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but the promise of a little grain sends them running to the yard to beg.

The ducks and goats say hello, but goats don’t like the rain so it is a short hello, indeed.

The barnyard is dark now and all the animals sleep in their cozy barn listening to the rain. Good night.