Annette Marie Hyder
rain shimmers highlights on branches
glosses the lips of the leaves
applies intense blue shadow to the lake shore lid
gives the day a makeover so intense
it looks like a photoshopped picture
on the cover of a magazine
Rainy day picnic
Yesterday we were all packed for a picnic at the lake. When we got there, on a
beautiful June day, it started pouring down rain. Delicious food?
Check. Lake view? Check. So we stayed in the car and ate our gourmet
sandwiches, our mouthwatering olives, our tongue teasing cheeses and
fresh fruits. We drank our iced teas and gazed possessively at our
chocolates while the rain drummed down on our car under the trees and
made patterns on the lake. It was wonderful.
Extra perk? No ants.
So, the next time
you plan a picnic I suggest to check for rain for preference. A rainy
day picnic is easy to put together. The most important ingredient being
List for a RDP:
- Shelter (any car will do)
- Scenic view from shelter
- Delicious bites and nibbles (choose to suit taste)
- Someone to share it with