Rain Rain Rain. I am not complaining. At all. I am just saying there’s been a lot lately. June was all sunshine all the time and as much as we needed the rain, it did feel nice. But one drop of a match and the whole town might have caught fire. The flowers were not making their usual colorful appearance and riding the trails left one inhaling a lot of dust. I started to wonder if it was ever going to rain again.
July seems to be making up for things. Flowers are blooming, trails are hard packed and the grass seems pretty wet. And I just heard they lifted the fire ban in town. This July weather is reminding me of my years in Portland, OR. One day after working in my ceramic studio and listening to the rain singing on the windowpanes, I got into my car and there was a puddle of water at my feet. My sunroof seal had well…unsealed. Lovely. That was a wet drive home.
The best part about rain is when you get to see one of these…
So as I again listen to the sound of rain on my roof, I am thinking about Portland. I remember eating some pretty tasty tacos in Portland. That is what I am making today. Tacos. These are vegetarian but feel free to replace the tofu with chicken or fish.
Rain makes me a little sleepy. That and my little munchkins waking me up several times in the middle of the night because they had a nightmare or are scared of monsters. Who even taught then about monsters? I would like the have a word with that person. Anyway, as I was cooking the tofu, Read the rest of this entry