Thursday, February 18, 2016

Waiting for the Rain


The weatherman promised rain for Wednesday, and I waited all day for it  but it didn't come.  In the late afternoon I went out to look at the sky and it did seem to promise rain. But no rain  was falling yet. 
Then I began to hear a bird singing from a tree. It was a cheerful song, but it took a while to find the bird, which was hidden behind some high branches. Here it is, singing for us. Sorry it's hard to see. I seems it picked the best hiding place in the tree. 


 It took a few more hours for the rain to  start falling, but as I'm writing, it is beating a steady rhythm on my roof. I expect to sleep soundly tonight.