06:30, 75F, partly cloudy. between 01:00 and 02:00 last night we had a bodacious rain storm. from the west. got up and closed some doors that blew open and checked on the jack russell who's afraid of thunder. roosters up. pups outside. not feeling well so might not go to church.
15:20, 78, overcast, raining. just had a downpour that added 1.5" to this morning's total of 1.3". rain event came in around 14:00 with a good deal of thunder. power went off for over an hour.. lucky there was a little cross breeze in the house. everyone's napping. feeling better.
20:05, 76F, overcast, raining. been raining on and off all afternoon. dusk. the sheep yard is a swamp but the barn is high and dry except where the roof leaks. the donkeys are getting a good wash. a big limb came down and just missed the spigot by the goat shed. been loosing a lot of big limbs. the whole yard is littered with potential firewood.
started re-reading patrick o'brian's master and ommander..