. . . and the rain has just paused, with the air still chilly (OUR "chilly") and more rain predicted.
But . . .
R. banksia lutea
I need to go down the hill tomorrow. "The China From Adina" -- a China we collected in my family's cemetery in Texas, is starting to bloom. It makes me happy to see it almost reaching the proportions of the old plant in Texas (which is now, sadly, gone).