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Driving

posted by saltybug.com 23/07/2015 6 Comments
In all this craziness I still  want to learn to drive here. Just not on days like today. The rain is pouring – a common theme these days. The taxi is weaving through the tight tapestry of cars, trucks and motorcycles as a wave of water from the flooded road flies along beside us. Up over the window. As the children and I sit together huddled in the back seat we stare out of the window taking it all in. The damp on our skin, the rain in our hair, on our clothes. Our breath on the glass fogs up the car. It is warm and humid despite what my mind tells me it should be. Back home with grey skies and rain like this it is cold. Winter time. My mind feels confused, as does my body. Yes I will learn to drive but not anywhere crazy, not anywhere I have to search out parking. Not anywhere in rain like this.

 

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6 Comments

Sheryl Rose 23/07/2015 at 8:10 am

Downpours are made to be viewed from indoors I say. Or under an umbrella. Good luck!

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Salty Bug 23/07/2015 at 8:11 am

Thanks Sheryl, I couldn't agree more!

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Mackenzie Glanville 23/07/2015 at 8:41 am

I hate driving in rain anytime it is heavy!

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Salty Bug 23/07/2015 at 8:47 am

I agree, it terrifies me. We got caught in a massive hail storm last year and it was so scary.

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Marie Loerzel 30/07/2015 at 3:09 am

Sounds like great reading weather!

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Salty Bug 30/07/2015 at 10:23 pm

It's great snuggling on the couch, having a sleep weather. It is still hot and really humid, my hair looks…well, lets just say the shaggy sheepdog style needs to come back in fashion…

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