Sometimes we look at sights in nature but don't really see. While hiking in the woods the other day, it became a realization that we need to open our heart and eyes to see the beauty of the simple things in nature with each season. There is so much order and purpose in His creation. God has given us awesome beauty in this world to see and enjoy... if we would but stop to see and feel it. Join us as this blog is about stopping to see the real beauty around us...to touch and feel it... "Through the Lens".

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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Rain Rain ..... Go Away



Gerri and I woke up in the middle of the night Thursday to a heavy downpour of rain. You know that sunken feeling you get when enough is enough with the rain. Well it hasn’t stopped all day and the temps have hovered between 36- 39 degrees. I checked outside and our motorhome wasn’t floating yet… maybe we should have got that option where it can go on road or in the water. I couldn’t decide whether to get my boat out or just try a winter swim, so we just kinda stayed inside and just hung out. But you know, it could have been worse, it wasn’t snow or ice, so I guess we aren’t too bad off.

We are staying warm and dry, and our propane tank is still half full. Our heat pumps have managed to keep us warm during the day despite the mid thirties temps. Since the early morning temps have dipped into the mid twenties, we have turned on the furnace a few times. Newmar has a basement heater fan that circulates warm air thru the basement to help keep water lines from freezing. When the furnace kicks in, that fan pushes the warm air in the basement. Man that gas heat sure does feel good.

3 comments:

Margie M. said...

You are right...at least it isn't snowing! There is always a bright side (although sometimes it is hard to see).

squawmama said...

OH NO!!! Hopefully it will soon clear up for you... Seems to me the weather everywhere is bad... Try to keep dry & warm! BUT most of all still have fun no matter what you do.

Travel Safe
Donna

sue and doug said...

well don't feel too bad..it is raining here on the west coast of british columbia too..at least you can get caught up on your blogs..and there is always an afternoon nap or some TV..have a great day..remember you could be in a stick house and have to go to work tommorrow!!..keep writing and we will keep reading!!