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It’s been raining the past three days and son says, “you can’t do anything outside in this weather”. I agree. We still have to trim the grass, empty the pond of rain water and clean the yard. And it does not help that PAGASA says the rain will stay for about a week.  Okay by me, I say as long as it does not bring flash flood that always inconvenience commuters. Since typhoon Ondoy, I always have this fear of storms and typhoons and flood. You will never know that even if it’s only a habagat, it brings more rain than a typhoon.  It is nice to see nature though after the rain, when the sun slowly breaks from slumber and shows its face. It is one of those times that I truly appreciate  the fresh look of my garden plants and I can’t help but take a few shots of raindrops precariously clinging to the leaves of the Caladium in the corner of the garden. Oh and I have to harvest my Calamansi, some are turning yellow. The green ones are better  than the ripe fruits.

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Sometimes the simplest things are the best Nature can give. And seeing the beauty of raindrops is like  allowing yourself to feel that life in all its angst is beautiful.

 

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It’s a lonely planet. It rained hard a few minutes ago and I got crazy watching the raindrops creating puddles of  water on the pavements. I used to love the steady patter, well,  until three years ago. Nowadays, it gives me the shivers while remembering the harsh reality of a strong typhoon that could wipe out lives and properties in an instant. My son tells me that it would never happen again but every time it rains hard, I look out of the window and watch it fall thinking of a long-ago September morning when water reached my shoulder inside the house.

There is a certain kind of fascination watching raindrops though. It was just a week ago when I attempted to walk in the rain, savoring the sound it created on my small umbrella. Look where it got me, colds and sore throat.  And I had this dream of catching the rain on my cam  and see if I could create that perfect shot where I could clearly see the slant of  raindrops. Another crazy idea, I guess  but well, one could indulge a little and satisfy a curiosity long dreamed of.

I am just wondering why it came out like this, a sea of bubbles falling down from the sky. And I thought there must be something wrong with my camera  so I tried taking a shot  of my notes in front of my PC and it came out clear without all those dots and bubbles I had earlier. Crazy, isn’t it?

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