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  • The skies have been building toward a rip-tailed snorter of a thunderstorm all day. Here and there a spit of rain, over there some dark clouds.

    Now it's overhead, dark as 9 p.m., the sky a greenish gray, lightning snapping across the sky.

    The rain splashes waist high.

    Earth = happy.
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