Tagged with rain

Chivalry in the rain

We just had a whopper of a storm.  Blizzards in the mountains, mudslides, major flooding, and some of the coldest temperatures Beirut has seen in years.  It was so bad that the minister of education canceled school for three days! Things weren’t terrible in our neighborhood.  Super cold (so cold that as I was mixing … Continue reading

It’s raining, it’s pouring

Lebanon has a rainy season and a dry season… and we are in the midst of rainy season right now.  It pretty much feels like it’s been raining for the past two months straight. Down in Beirut, our streets get pretty flooded when it rains really hard, but since we walk everywhere, we just put … Continue reading

First rain

For the past few days, there are have been big clouds in the sky – the kind that make you question leaving the laundry out on the balcony.  Today, the heavens finally opened and we got some much needed, much missed rain. (Okay, so technically, I believe it did rain once in September, but we … Continue reading

Christmas Week – Winter weather!

Last year the rains didn’t start until Christmas Eve; this year they are here a bit earlier.  It’s been like this for the past few weeks now.  It will pour and pour and pour for a few days and then stop for a few, and then rain and rain again.  It will most likely continue … Continue reading

doing a rain dance

so, since we moved to arizona in february, it has rained three times. once when we were in dallas. once when we were in north carolina. and again this weekend while we were in colorado. i guess the solution to the drought is for us to travel more. :(