I was hoping for a cleansing rain, and maybe that will come, too. But like everything else, sometimes we have to take the bad with the good. Our online newspaper has a thick red “breaking news” alert across the digital masthead warning us all that Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are under a tornado watch.
The view outside my study window is green and calm, but when I walk outside, I see movement in the tops of big trees, a deep sway that makes me think of gospel singers in the grip. I feel a familiar heavy dampness in the air. Lou dog senses the fluctuating barometric pressure and whines.