with full stomachs when what we thought would be a small rain shower came up. In fact I went to sit on the front porch and enjoy that sweet smell of rain when it falls on a parched earth. A little thunder began to roll, which I tend to like. There's something peaceful and enjoyable (to me) in an occasional thunderstorm.
I sat listening to the raindrops falling on the roof and thought I almost heard the flowers and plants saying "ahhh" as they drank in every drop.
when all of a sudden there was the BIGGEST, LOUDEST clap of thunder I think I have ever heard.
You have never seen two semi-old folks move that fast!
This was followed by watching a somewhat large limb fall from one of our pecan trees and having the electricity go out. In fact it was out until 12:30 a.m. and by that time we were getting downright
warm hot! We don't really appreciate air conditioning until we don't have it! Of course, that meant no TV or computer either so we tried to find enough to talk about to while away the rest of the night until dear hubby fell asleep in his recliner. I played Solitaire on my laptop until the battery died. What in the world did people do before electricity??? (Went to bed EARLY!)