Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Backwoods Home Magazine
Torrential rain this afternoon, with heavy thunder and lightning. At one point, every level spot here that could hold water had at least two inches covering it. I had to go out in the downpour with a yard rake and clean out the cross slope drainage ditches behind the shop. The rain was so heavy that debris washed down from the up slope and plugged them up. It wasn't pleasant, particularly with the lightning flashing and the thunder booming overhead. There wasn't much choice, though, unless I wanted water in the shop. That's not an acceptable option since I have a lot of equipment and supplies stored in there along with my reloading bench and its' accoutrements.
I belong to a gun club, which has a bigger range with a 300 yard line and a berm, but I don't go there much. I can't see a regular target at 300 yards well enough to do any good anymore, unless I use a scope. I'm an iron sights shooter for the most part.
So, it was something of a "reacting to events" day due to the weather, and I didn't get a lot done. But then, I didn't have to.