Monday, February 24, 2014

Water, Water, Water . . .

Photo from SFGATE.com


It is common knowledge that MY CALIFORNIA is in the midst of a pretty nasty drought. What's a DROUGHT? It means we are running LOW on water and there has been little to none rainfall this year to put more water in the reservoirs. We don't know when it is going to end - the rainfall we got 2 weeks ago was not enough to change the pattern. We are expecting more rain THIS week, however - another Pineapple Express or River of Rain or something like that. No matter what the name it all means one thing - RAIN.

If it actually gets here, that is. Because weather around these parts is fickle. It looks like a nice sunny day is coming and the FOG rolls in. It looks like record rain is on the horizon and the SouthBay gets NONE. So we are trained to BELIEVE WHEN WE SEE. More on the weather IF the rains arrive.

This DROUGHT does have me obsessing about water, I do admit. I find myself running to my water bowl CONSTANTLY to make sure there is water in it. And then I HAVE to take a drink of that wonderful water when I see it there because what if sometime it isn't there? We sometimes take something like water for granted, don't we? As citizens of the US, we are conditioned to the water being there when we turn on the tap. Not only that - but the water is CLEAN and HEALTHY! What a pleasure it is to have that assurance! I sometimes have to remind myself of this fact so I don't go about wasting that precious resource.

I am even obsessing about water in my DREAMS!!! I have has so many dreams where I turn into a CAMEL so I can store precious water and never be thirsty again.



Which brings me to my HAPPY THING #17!

 MY WATER BOWL: I love to drink from my water bowl. Seeing it filled with cool clean water makes me very happy indeed




5 comments:

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

HEY..... that HUMPTY Backed Camel looks FAMILIAR !!! Do you suppose it knows any Green Alligators?

OH MY YES... we are hearing all about the horrid Drought... we feel terrible about it and we are worried fur our furends and fur the FARMERS.

We will CROSS OUR PAWS fur the Pineapple Express to bring you PLENTY of rain... enough to CHANGE the Dry Pattern.

stellaroselong said...

We have been hearing and watching about your drought Noodles. We watched a special on it last week. we hopes and prays that you start to get all the rain you need, we get lots of our wonderful fruits and vegetables from you state so we would miss them if they were gone. We love lots of water in our bowl also, noodles.
stella rose

Frank The Tank said...

I agree Noodles, we do take water for granted, here in Wales UK it has been raining almost non stop since Christmas but hearing that you have been going through a drought makes me really greatful for it now, its so nice to go outside and cool my furs but I don't like walking in the rain but tomorrow, just for you I will be frolicking, I will send some of my rains your way and maybe you could send me some of your sun? I love my water bowl, I have two, one upstairs and one downstairs, Mum makes sure its always fresh and cold and I love to slurp it up and make a mess, its the little things in life that make us the happiest and my water bowl really makes me smile! XxxxX

Two French Bulldogs said...

We are going to wish we had a drought when the ginormous storm comes on Friday
Lily & Edward

Casey said...

Hmmm, maybe my sissy Cinderella is dreaming of being a camel too. She drinks water ALL the time.