Pluviophile – Did You Know…

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…That a Pluviophile is a lover of rain; someone who finds joy and peace of mind during rainy days?

Me neither. It’s been a dry winter so far over here and I honestly miss a having a rainy day, one of those where it simply doesn’t stop raining and is grey and dark-ish all day long. When you sit inside and hear the rain drops fall on the roof, see the splash in the little puddles outside. It’s calming. It makes you relax and do things differently.

But there are some more facts about rain, so bare with me…

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52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 33 – Rain


There is so much beauty in a rainy day (which might or might not fade away the longer the rain period is…). It’s the build up of the storm, the clouds that seem so heavy with water, then the release of the rain.

The rain drops themselves, first only a couple then the down pour. The fresh clean air afterwards.

Watching it from inside, listening to the rain drops coming down on the roof, “playing music”…

If you like to join The Girl That Dreams Awake 52 Weeks Photo Challenge as well, here’s what to do:

  1. Create a post entitled 52 weeks photo challenge :week xy – theme of the week
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Singin’ In The Rain

stormI bet that you all have one song in mind the moment you look at that title! Right? No matter how old we are, that one song is there, when we hear or read “singing in the rain”. I always loved that song and often, when I go for a walk and it’s raining I start humming it. I know bits of the lyrics but today I wanted to make sure I get it right, so I looked them up.

I’m singing in the rain
Just singing in the rain
What a glorious feelin’
I’m happy again
I’m laughing at clouds
So dark up above
The sun’s in my heart
And I’m ready for love
Let the stormy clouds chase
Everyone from the place
Come on with the rain
I’ve a smile on my face
I walk down the lane
With a happy refrain
Just singin’,
Singin’ in the rain

Definitely a so called happy song. The dark clouds above but you are singing and dancing in the rain and you keep smiling. That is so down my lane.

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One Word Photo Challenge – Wet

wetNot the best picture ever but it was for sure wet that day. The water was almost knee high and streets and basements flooded. The hotel we stayed in then took in some people of the neighbor hood who had issues with their roofs due to the storm and water. They didn’t charge them, which I thought was a pretty nice gesture.

Inspired by Jennifer Nichole Wells’ One Word Photo Challenge – Wet

Looking For Peace

I am looking for peace in my life. If I could I would try to find peace for everyone everywhere on earth. But unfortunately I can not influence this. There is so much going on out there. And I am not just talking about all the wars and the fights. I am talking about the rush and the noise and the all the tiny little hectic bits we constantly deal with.

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Hot Or Cold, It’s Never Right…

I should be reading on my Novel right now, trying to find as many mistakes as possible and correct them, getting rid of repetitive stuff and so on, before handing it over for proper editing. But I can just not be bothered at the moment.

It is one of these stinky hot days today. We managed to get a play date in this morning at a park and although it was already hot, it still was fun. At least for us moms, sitting in the shade. The kids looked pretty hot after a little bit of running around with their friends…

While on our way home my son, who was desperately trying to find some music of his liking on the radio suddenly said to me: “Mom, I think people are weird. They kind of always complain. In winter they complain that it is too cold and say they wish it was summer and now they complain about the weather being to hot.”

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