Sunday, June 2, 2013

IT'S RAINING IT'S POURING THE OLD MAN IS....

One of the best things about 
living on the
Bay of Green Bay?
Watching the storms come in
from the West.

The skies are bright at the house 
but looking West we see 
the sky darken.
Our neighbor goes down on the dock
for a closer look.
  The sky gets darker still and
you can see the rain coming
in a line across the Bay-
kicking the water up in its path.
Can you see it?
The rain hits the lawn....
I am sitting inside on the couch
watching the movement of
nature around us.
Look!  Look! I cry excitedly.
No response!  
LOOK- IT'S HERE- I say
with a raised voice.
No response.
I look to my right.
Remember the rest of that 
childhood poem?
Sure you do!

It's raining....
It's pouring....
The old man is SNORING.....
Do you think THIS might cause
a stir of excitement?
I hope I don't burn my fingers!
Do NOT try this at home!
I'll let you know how it works out-
Meanwhile -Hope you have a 
wonderful QUIET Sunday!
your photo name

53 comments:

Karen said...

Lucky girl, to live on the water like this... I love to watch the approaching "weather" too... as long as it's not debilitating!

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

What an amazing view you have from your couch! ... And I think all men just love naps!

Musings from Kim K. said...

You do have an amazing view. My husband can be asleep within seconds of hitting the couch. It's definitely a "guy" thing.

Kay G. said...

Wow, what a view you have and you can just see that rain coming right at you!
Love the shot of the snoring husband! HA! YOu are a hoot!

Tete said...

Oh, let me know how that turned out.

Laura @ Top This Top That said...

oh come on now.... let that man sleep. use the dynamite when he doesn't get your honey do projects finished!! :)

Cecilia Bramhall said...

I was wondering how you were going to work that rhyme into your post. Lol. Too funny.
I love watching storms come in. How cool to see it come in over the water.
Hugs, Cecilia

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

too funny. that is one thing my Mr does not do, he just goes to bed way to early!

Susie said...

Diana, I could wake Ted up and he just rolls around like a cat. Me?, if someone wakes me up, I jump like an olypian. So no firecrackers please. Poor hero:):) He doesn't have a chance. There's you and then there's SC. LOL xoxo,Susie

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

LOL! That's how I often find my husband on the weekends, Diana. Then I have to do quiet things. Yesterday I came home from my daughter and granddaughter visit to find him sleeping in the sunroom with the television on.

Beth said...

You have lovely views! Be careful with the dynamite. :-)

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I'm sure I'm WAY to late to tell you not to do this! You've surely LOST your computer privileges by now! heeheehee! Enjoy your day my friend! If you need a place to stay...let me know!

Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME said...

I could write a book. My hubby is a snorer and a jerker. Me? I am the snoree and jerkee...and if I try to get him to quit...he says...quit waking me up, I was sleeping....Well, Good for him!!!

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Aw let he poor guy sleep, he looks tired.

Love that you can see the storms coming in.

Jen

Katie Clooney said...

Your yard even looks good in the rain! Thanks for the chuckle.

Sarah said...

Same scene sitting across from me as I sit on the sun porch enjoying my morning cup of coffee. Honestly he just got up and he need to nap????? '-)

Linda at French Hollow said...

Wow! What a terrific view!

When my daughter was little she used to think the words were "It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is boring."

Out of the mouths of babes...

Blessings,
Linda

Nancy @ The Headmistress said...

LOVE IT!!!! And by the way....I'm freezing up here! Are we going to have 'post-winter' until September????? What a contrast to last year! Worked for two straight days in the yard; I am completely imobile today except for my typing fingers! Love the view from the Bay; watching a storm come in over the water is fabulous!

Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

How cool to watch the storm roll in! We just had another storm come through with tornadoes on Friday that dumped a lot of rain on us and took out a lot of homes in the next county from us. We are back to the drawing board on our gravel road! Start over with new gravel again!!

Hope you are doing well. I've been super busy with work, working on the house and the youngest graduating from high school.

Zoey said...

LOL!

I love to watch storms coming in. How exciting to be right on the water to watch them.

Tina C said...

I love rainstorms, too. What a cozy spot you have to watch them roll in.
Are you the Roadrunner or Wile E. Coyote? I'm not sure. LOL

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

Beautiful photos Diana, and of course, the humor I always love!! Thank you so much for your kind and loving words on my blog today :)
Blessings,
Marcia

Lucille said...

Hahhahahha! You are incorrigible!

Merlesworld said...

I just did a post much the same as yours and we are on the other side of the world so it 's raining everywhere and the men and in my case, cats are all snoring.
Today is sunny and bright hope it's the same in your neck of the woods.
Merle......

PURA VIDA said...

you guys are precious! loved the photos!

Kelly said...

what a beautiful view you have! I don't blame your husband for taking a nap during the storm. Looks like just the right thing to do with that going on outside.

Stephanie said...

Oh Diana, you make me giggle :) Your photos are stunning, especially that first one. Thanks for sharing with us. Today was hot here in CO - 84 degrees.

Hugs to you!

SavannahGranny said...

What an awesome spot from which to watch nature.
You can really see it coming at you.
As for the last part of the poem,the same thing is happening here. The snoring...not the rain.
Hugs,

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

I love rain storms! We had a southern "gully washer" today! Your view is lovely! Your "old man" is cute too! He reminds me of mine!

Deb Hrabik said...

So fun! Wow, love your big lake view. Our lake is a lot smaller.
Have a great day,
Deb@LakeGirlPaints

Stephen Andrew said...

Oh how fabulous. What a gorgeous view!

cindy the cottage chick said...

What a gorgeous view! Wowsa! I love watching storms roll in...although we had storm here on Friday night that flooded our new basement :(

And yes, my hubs would've slept thru it if my son hadn't woke him up!

Sherry @ Thrift My House said...

Rain and naps go together! Your view of the water is beautiful. What a blessing to have coffee every morning overlooking the water.

Jill Flory of Sew a Fine Seam said...

:) He can sleep on windy nights :) Did you ever read that story when you were a kid? About the boy that 'could sleep on windy nights'?

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

What a view!!!
Blessings,
Cindy

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Diana, looks like a peaceful time for a nap. The view is gorgeous, dark sky and all.
If I hear an explosion, I'll know it is coming from the north. LOL
XO

Shelia said...

Hi Diana! Oh, yay! Rain, and how nice it is. Make sure your hubby doesn't see this post! ;)
So that's where the bottom part of the Finn is! Isn't that something!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Anonymous said...

Such a gorgeous view! I've been known to nap and snore too!!!

Shirley said...

Hi Diana, I had to chuckle when I read your post today. That would be my other half snoring away only to hear him tell it, he doesn't. I love your view from the house. Do you see many boats? I enjoyed the post about the girls and I can see Sweet Cheeks running for the mayor's job. Who knows she just might do a better job?? HeHe. I liked their page so anybody seeing my face book page will see about them. People travel. I know some that was leaving for Florida over the weekend. I just hope they didn't get caught in any of the storms.I don't know how they were going. Have a wonderful week. Hugs and Prayers from Your Missouri Friend.

Heaven's Walk said...

Ohhhhhh.....what a view you have, Diana! Incredible!!!!! Do you guys swim off your seawall? I'll bet that "the old man" is pooped from trying to keep up with you, girl! lolol!

xoxo laurie

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

What a beautiful post so see the storm coming in and the choppy water.
We never see anything like that here in So CA.
You make my day - so glad your back!
Mary

The Polka Dot Closet said...

LOL!!! They just don't get a kick out of the small things that we do!

Carol

Cheryl @ TFD said...

Haha! I know what you mean. When I see Hubby's eyes closing, I know what is soon to follow! Snore!! And he snores LOUD!

You have the most wonderful view! But, I have to be honest, I'd rather not see rain clouds at the moment. :)

Gayla said...

Your view is simply stunning! I couldn't take my eyes off the sky! I vote no on the firecracker. Paybacks are usually not worth it! Lol.

ImSoVintage said...

Is the house still standing?? Did you blow up your new computer?? or was that noise just a loud snort from your husband?? :)
xo
Laura

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

LOL It poured on us at the lake this weekend. We were towing a broken down boat into a marina for this couple, trying to do a good deed for these kids, and we get DRENCHED!!! So I guess we've done our good deed for the week...HA!

Oh, my, Miss Nana...you're so naughty....I supposed you woke the old man up! *giggles*

Patty Patterson said...

LOL... Why is it that men can sleep through anything?

Annmarie Pipa said...

haha!!!
what a view!

Cristina Garay said...

Wow Diana, It looks so pretty! Great pictures.

Missy George said...

For some reason, I'm not getting email notices of your postings any more..I tried to sign up again and they said I ws already a follower..We'll see..It just occurred to me that I hadn't seen you for awhile..
Love your view..great pics..

Dewena Callis said...

He is going to so get you, Diana! If he hasn't already.

But your view (to the lake) is beautiful, ever changing, awe inspiring. I love it. You are blessed to live there.

Nellie said...

I have memories of watching the rain come up/across the river/lake a number of years ago. Quite a sight to watch. That picture puts me in mind of the man of the house here.:-) xo Nellie

Maria Elena said...

I need a view like yours! Beautiful! By the way, I also have one of the "old man snoring" LOL