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Old 08-19-2012, 04:02 AM   #1
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Very simply put

Ain"t rain wonderful!!!!!!!!:danc e: Praise the Lord!!!!

(started last night around 9 P.M., still going) Suppose to be 89 today, not 100+) For those of us in central Texas, all in the recharge zone of the aquifer.



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Old 08-19-2012, 09:57 AM   #2
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Ain't it nice when prayers are answered.

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Old 08-19-2012, 05:37 PM   #3
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I've been told ALL prayers are answered, just sometimes not the answer you want............
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Reminded of the old Irish song about a drought and the rain storm that ended it, Seems the Hired hand was out dancing in the rain and the farmer hollered at him "GET BACK HERE IN THE BARN I DON'T WANT TO WASTE A SINGLE DROP ON THe LIKES OF YOU!!

I do agree the rain is nice, but it's too late in the year, Rain in the spring helps the crops to grow large and sweet

Rain now damages what little crops there are and makes things even worse.

But then.. That's what I get for growing up on a farm (knowledge of how rain affects crops, both good and bad) .
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Old 08-20-2012, 12:19 PM   #5
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Our 'crop" is grass and rain in August is a God send to green it up, help it grow a little root and top reserve for the winter and just maybe put a little water in our dry and almost dry ponds. So, it does not damage all crops when it comes late in the summer, in fact it is essential for the life of the grass and with the price of hay we need all the grass we can get to get our cows through the winter. Lots of perspectives on weather and its effects, general statements rarely work for all.
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Old 08-20-2012, 04:02 PM   #6
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Thank the lord we have rain in our forecast. Natl weather service says we will get some in Dec this year. Keeping our fingers crossed.
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It has been raining so much here in Central Florida, I am considering building an Ark.
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Old 08-22-2012, 12:22 PM   #8
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Glad you are getting some rain. Have friend in Johnson City who has been keeping me updated to the terribly dry conditions there. Lake Medina is almost unbelievable, seems they are actually farming and ranching in the lake bed. We have been getting some nice showers up here in the NE corner but big lakes are still very low from last years lack of rain.
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It has been raining so much here in Central Florida, I am considering building an Ark.
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Been a good year for southern Arizona to there 'Texas' been raining alot in Green Valley- Good Good Good- : )
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