So it is raining tonight. Rain heavily last night (1.5" in about 4 hours), then off and on again today, then started again around 7:30 this evening.
It is odd that we have been here as long has we have (7 years this year) and I still have not completely figured out the weather patterns here. It is a bit of a problem, of course, because Spring seems to only here something like 2 weeks (you laugh, but it is really true - essentially we have two seasons only, Summer and Winter, with brief intermissions we call Spring and Autumn) and planting becomes a bit dicey if we go too far into the not Spring season.
I was going to plant this last weekend but am glad that I did not - I am afraid the rains (we have the potential of "Severe Weather") would have washed away what I had planted (which would have been my grain seeds - trying again this year). We are supposed to be back up near 90 next Monday so perhaps planting will be more congenial then (plus, with Daylight Savings, I actually am back to having evenings I can work with).
We need the rain badly of course, and I am hardly the one to complain about another rain day (on the whole, I love them). And hopefully a week one way or the other will not harm anything.
But I sure would feel better if everything was in the ground and growing where it should be.