On Friday the 16th I bought some grass seed to sow on my dirt I had moved and filled holes around the yard and fixed in front of the house where water would be more likely to roll around the house rather than under it. When I got home from driving the bus that morning I sowed the seed, just broadcasting it onto the soil. Then, it started to rain. And it rained, and rained and it kept on raining with short periods of no rain, but cloudy skies, and cooler air.
In all we had over 5 inches at our house by the time the rain had stopped. Some people were giving reports of 6 inches and more, even 8 or more inches. Looking at Flat Creek you would not know it had rained that much. It just soaked into the ground, and I thought would have done my grass seed really good; but I was wrong about that.
I have found some of the seeds washed together, and bunched up in low spots. So much for that. I pray some of it will take at least.
At least now when the grass does start growing in these bare places it will look nicer and have something to mow, and care for. Holes are still filled in, and that by itself looks pretty good.
Thank YOU Lord Jesus, Creator of all things, for caring for us and providing the rain.
I attended an auction just outside of Clever yesterday. My mother called me around 7:30 or so while I was out tending our dogs, and told me that a couple who has been there long time friends was having an auction, and would I take them? At first I said “No! I have plenty to get done today”, but about an hour later I called her back and told her I would take them.
The drive up there was in much needed rain; and it rained and it rained and it kept on raining. By the end of the day we had pools of water, running water, my grass seed getting plenty of water. Yippppppeeee!!! Anyway; back to the sale. They had a few items I wanted to bid on. I never even got in a bid because they started out higher than I could afford or wanted to pay. I am happy for the couple having the sale; it was good for them.
There is something I have noticed about a lot of auctions I have attended. People lose their heads at these things. They end up paying the same price or more for a used item than they could buy a new one for in some cases.
I am sure thankful for the rain. The grass is starting to green up again. That is a good thing.
Thank YOU Lord for sending water to the earth and nourishment for it.
From along the banks of Flat Creek.