Rain Is Leaving Hopkinton. Soon. We Think.

Forecast calls for sun Friday morning followed by ...

I found some of my favorite song lyrics about rain. Then I drove around town and took a few foggy photos.


You and me and rain on the roof. John Sebastian

When the rain comes, they run and hide their heads. Lennon/McCartney

It seems like it's rainin' all over the world. Tony Jo White

I can't stand the rain against my window bringing back sweet memories. Don Bryant, Bernie Miller and Ann Peebles

Rainy day, dream away, let the sun take a holiday. Jimi Hendrix

White-noise website:

Rain makes everything better. rainymood.com

Greek philosopher:

It rains because warm air is drawn up, cooled off and becomes water, which comes down as rain. It may happen that the corn in the field is nourished or the harvest is spoiled as a result, but it does not rain for the sake of a good or bad result.  Aristotle

Deep-voiced actor (in character):

You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. Denzel Washington


It filled the Wells, it pleased the Pools
It warbled in the Road --
It pulled the spigot from the Hills
And let the Floods abroad --
It loosened acres. Emily Dickenson

Children's song:

The itsy-bitsy spider, went up the water spout. Down came the rain and washed the spider out. nursery rhyme

Woman pleased by the wet weather, 2005:

People around here get ornery when it doesn't rain. Wyoming motel owner

Rainiest spot:

Cherrapunji on the southern slopes of the Eastern Himalaya in Shillong, India  has an average annual rainfall of 450 inches. Wikipedia


God said, I'm going to make it rain for 40 days and 40 nights. I want you to build an ark. Get some wood. Build it 300 cubits by 80 cubits by 40 cubits. And Noah said Right! ... What's a cubit? Bill Cosby

Mark Twain's daughter:
The rain is famous for falling on the just and unjust alike, but if I had the management of such affairs I would rain softly and sweetly on the just, but if I caught a sample of the unjust outdoors I would drown him. Clara Clemens
Anti-Prohibition song:
How dry I am, how dry I amNobody knows how dry I am. Irving Berlin


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