I usually check the weather forecast for the next day before I go to bed at night. You know - just to plan my day. (Can I kayak in the morning? Are my car windows open? Should I bring in the towels tonight? )
Last night, I checked.
Cloudy, it said.
Chance of rain, it said.
(I'll sleep in, I said.)
(But the towels will wait, I said.)
So I was kind of surprised to wake up and see this . . .
Come to the lake, it said.
(Let me get my coffee, I said.)
And it was a glorious morning, to be sure.
Peaceful. Quiet. Serene.
And hardly a cloud in the sky! Just those few . . . out there on the horizon.
(Take THAT, weather forecast! I said.)
(I WILL be able to fit in one more paddle this morning, I said.)
But, alas. The weather forecast gets the last word.
HA! It said.
Because it's raining now. Just an hour later.
Talk about a morning surprise.
(And too bad about those towels.)
Enjoy the weekend!