We probably would have done better to plant mangrove trees. Ducks are running the bases in the little league baseball diamond next door.
Something has happened in the construction business. Lots all around us, which have sat vacant, full of weeds, for the last four years, now have holes dug and forms laid. Mounds of construction dirt all over the place — now pretty much mud and swimming pools.
It hasn't seemed to stop the kids playing in the waterpark though, they are still splashing and cavorting.
At least the lakes and dams are full. I wonder if that will be enough to keep the newscasters from whining — probably not.
It seems that the people I follow on Twitter [Mike Massimino (Astro_Mike), Scott Parazynski (SPOTScott) and Mark Polansky (Astro_127)] are all going to be home this weekend.
Pessimists, we're told, look at a glass containing 50% air and 50% water and see it as half empty. Optimists, in contrast, see it as half full. Engineers, of course, understand the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.”
Mike, because he returned from Hubble last week; Scott because he's home now from summiting Everest on his second try; and Mark, because his launch was aborted.
Me… I'm here cause it's raining. Maybe I'll go swimming in the neighbors new pool.