This Week…Finally A Wee Bit of Rain

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This Week…Finally A Wee Bit of Rain

We’ll take anything we can get and this week we finally received some rain. We actually had more lightning and thunder but something’s better than nothing! 



You can't cross the sea merely by standing
and staring at the water.
Rabindranath Tagore

It still seems like summer to me but all I’ve seen on television are back-to-school ads and school supplies in the stores. My teacher/niece began this week…back in the classroom…two weeks before school starts.

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance. Rabindranath Tagore

The local chocolate shop (Copper Kettle Chocolate Factory) was back open after a week off for the owner to compete in the Iron Man Competition in Alaska. We were talking about supply issues and mentioned that she is having a hard time finding Christmas boxes for her holiday candy. She laughed that while in Alaska she had a hard time getting plastic spoons to stir her coffee!

The butterfly counts not months but moments and has time enough.
Rabindranath Tagore


For sports lovers, this has been a pretty good week…Little League World Series regional games, the Field of Dreams game between Chicago and Cincinnati, Astros, and Pro football. 

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. Rabindranath Tagore


Have a glorious weekend!


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Comments (28)

Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Kathy Streib ,

I'm glad to hear you some rain..we got nada! Our hot temperatures continue so hard to think of fall things.

Aug 13, 2022 06:26 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

What I'm seeing the stores lately Kathy are decorations for Halloween and Thanksgiving. A bit too early for me!

Aug 13, 2022 07:50 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

The rain in your area is in the national news.

Have an outstanding weekend.

Aug 13, 2022 08:08 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Kathy, looking at this coming week, I think we have rain in the forecast 4 days.  wish I could sent you one day!


Aug 13, 2022 08:43 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Hi Kathy I saw on the weather this morning that Houston may have quite a bit of rain coming towards them today.  I hope so!  We've had several days of heavy rain, very windy along with a bit of thunder and lightening.  I love it.  Our pool tho requires a lot of cleaning during all the monsoon storms which we've happy to do!

Aug 13, 2022 09:35 AM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

Currently camping and we left NH just in time to miss the heat there and enjoy the fall like cooler weather in NY.

Aug 13, 2022 10:59 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Nina Hollander, Broker I too am ready for things to be somewhat back to where they were. If my grocery store (a big Texas chain) didn't have its own brands, I think there would be a lot more that I'd be missing. I do remember that last year I ordered Christmas gifts for the children in September!  BTW- always appreciate your actually reading my post.

Aug 13, 2022 11:22 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Michael Jacobs this week I was watching a butterfly and his quote came to mind. 

Kat Palmiotti the lightning was so bad that we fully expected to lose power. 

Brian England having fun watching sports!!!  It's football and baseball. 

Aug 13, 2022 11:31 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Wayne Martin I doubt we'll get any until late next week!!! 

Carla Freund oh's too soon for that!!!  I'm not ready for that for at least two months. 

Aug 13, 2022 11:32 AM
Carla Freund

I know right? I like a good piece of pumpkin bread or a pumpkin spice coffee but not until it is cool outside.

Aug 14, 2022 06:23 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Bill Salvatore - East Valley Hi and hope that your weekend is going well too. 

Joan Cox I remember when we first moved to FL and we had days and days of sun. I was sick of it and then we hit summer where it rained every afternoon. 

Aug 13, 2022 11:34 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Dorie Dillard Austin TX I just looked at your weather and you're in the 100s!!!  Thankfully we're not there. 

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 I agree. I started seeing school supplies in July!   

Aug 13, 2022 11:36 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Roy Kelley the lightning and thunder were so loud the other morning (1 am) it woke me up but that's all it rain. 

Will Hamm I wish you could as well. I can't remember it being this bad. 

Aug 13, 2022 11:38 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker I hope you're right. Kickerillo found an old well on the property and they're pumping the water down to part of the lake. It's not a lot but it keeps the water aerated. 

Sharon Tara oh that' sounds nice!!! Enjoy!!!!!

Aug 13, 2022 11:40 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Our monsoon season seems to be extended and the cooler temperatures are more than welcome right now, Kathy. Love your cloud photos!

Aug 13, 2022 12:19 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy we keep on getting whether forecasts predicting rain, but we have had very little in the last month.  Hopefully they will be more accurate, because we could sure use the rain.

Aug 13, 2022 01:41 PM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Kathy - I am glad you are finally getting rain.  Just returned from Florida which was absent the mid day showers.  Rain also cools things off .  Not much rain in Armonk either.

Aug 13, 2022 07:13 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy just at the point where I  forgot WHAT IS RAIN???:)))Endre

Aug 13, 2022 10:20 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Kathy,
In addition to the boy's Little League World Series, I also found the girls Softball World Series on. That's been fun to watch also. The championship is tomorrow (Monday) if you're interested in watching. It will be televised on ESPN starting at 6:00 YOUR time.  The consolation game is before that at 3:00 YOUR time.

Have a wonderful Sunday.

Aug 14, 2022 09:12 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I'm envious of your rain, Kathy.  We desperately need some here in Sacramento.

Aug 14, 2022 05:59 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Kathy, on having this blog FEATURED in the PHOTOS group!

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Aug 14, 2022 06:03 PM