Happy In Bag

Monday, November 13, 2006


My favorite music isn’t made by humans. There’s no sweeter sound than rain. I love listening to its arrhythmic patter from inside a car at night. It’s a reassuring sound, even as it evokes old memories and life's unanswered questions.


  • At 3:14 PM, Blogger emawkc said…

    I love a rainy night. I love to hear the thunder, watch the lightening when it lights up the sky.

  • At 3:24 PM, Blogger Happy In Bag said…

    Yep. I'm driving my life away.

  • At 6:17 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Count me in. Nothing beats a good thunderstorm. Especially if it's just noise and light without the tornados.

    I also like it right after a huge snowstorm. I like to get out right after it stops. Everything is blindingly white incredibly quiet!


  • At 9:18 AM, Anonymous Irish KC said…

    I can't sing as well you guys, but I love a rainy day. I could watch rain falling for hours.

    It forces one to think, in a way that sunshine never can.

  • At 9:33 AM, Blogger emawkc said…

    Speaking of thunderstoms, when I lived in western Kansas I used to marvel at watching a T-Storm advance up the prairie. Because of the horizontal nature of the landscape, you could see these monster anvil clouds coming from hundreds of miles away. Very impressive.

  • At 7:11 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    emaw - I experienced the same sort of awe on a trip to Wyoming. I was far enough away, and high enough (in relation to sea level, not "pinkfloydhigh"), that I could see the entire thunderstorm super cell. Top to bottom, side to side, surrounded by sunny, uneffected areas.


    And way cooler than your story because I was in Wyoming instead of western Kansas.

    Heh heh heh heh!!!

    (I'll bet he never even comes back here to check this post! SCORE!)


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