It has been raining nonstop since Monday. Each time I look out the kitchen window and see that it's still falling, I wonder how it is that we haven't yet been swept downstream...or why the original builder wanted skylights across the length of the house, where more rain drops splatter and clouds loom, than the amount of days the sun actually shows up here in Camas, Washington. Indeed, it could be worse.
We could live in Sultan, Washington, (a little town on the outside of Monroe, Washington, which is northeast of Seattle,) where years ago, Husband worked on a water treatment facility. They strategically positioned the facility in an area where the cement tub could catch the falling raindrops and use them to their advantage. I was pregnant with Asher at the time, and went back and forth to spend time with Husband, while he worked on the outskirts of that small town. My memories of those three months are in shades of gray, and so gloomy, that I can't help but never want to visit that one street, 3.0 mile mini-spread of a town again. Unless of course, we were heading through toward the mountains, and a visit to the Sultan Bakery was in order, then I'd oblige. I'd say, one marionberry muffin please, and a short coffee to go! Then I'd grab my muffin and cup of joe, and jump back into the car and head East or West so fast, before the limits of a tiny town with never ending rain could seep into me. I'd head west and then south to Seattle, where, while there is still rain, life bustles in possibility, on the edge of the sea, with access to the best seafood in the world. Or, I'd go east into the mountains to visit Leavenworth, the "most outstanding Bavarian village this side of the Atlantic." Either way, I'd get the hell out of Sultan.
For those of you who know that much of the movie, Twilight, was filmed here in Washington state, here is an interesting list of the locations and movie parts that Twilight filmed here in Washington.
Come next week, if there still isn't any sunshine, which I don't suspect there to be a surprise, since Husband has looked far and wide for a place for us to travel this weekend, just for sun, to no avail,
I am going to bring some sunshine of my own into this space!
If you have lemons, make some lemonade, right?
And this is what I'll do. Keep your eyes peeled!
As far as this weekend, I'm thinking:
What about you?