Headed up to Charley's to grab 55 gallons of his surplus water for more concrete mixing in the coming days. On the way up to the prize, I ran into Trevor ( the Don Ho of the Terlingua Riviera ) and my friend Hat. Chatted with them for awhile at The Grub Shack then did my water run. After unloading I shot back over to the busy side of town to drop off a bridge rectifier (I had a spare) to Hat for one of his wind turbines. That's just one of those things that should always be on hand out here in do it yourself/off the grid land.
Took a stroll to look for some flowers as the desert has started greening a bit with the warm weather. Somehow the plants hold in just enough water over the winter to be able to kick into action when the temps are right.
Started cleaning up all my tools and made sure everything that needed covering was covered in case of rain, as it is in the forecast for tonight through Friday morning. And guess what?...It started drizzling at 7:45 very lightly but has continued for over an hour. Our first rainfall of 2009 and the first since early November of last year. So far the rain gauge has recorded .006" in the past hour. Looks promising at this point for some real rain tomorrow. If the spot behind my first dam fills up tomorrow I will be eternally grateful....and so will these flowers.