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If April showers bring May flowers,

. . . what exactly is it that March showers do? Because the rain rain rain is coming down down down in rushing, rising riv'lets.

And it has me alternating between singing the song I just mentioned from Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day and singing Don't Let the Rain Come Down by the Serendipity Singers (I believe I may have the original album on vinyl at home, having inherited many of my parents' records - although my brother cherry-picked some titles, including the Civil War Songs collection I kinda wanted, so I'm not certain).

You may have your pick of songs:

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Mar. 10th, 2011 05:24 pm (UTC)
We have frequent strong winds due to the large lake just north of town. On those days while walking to lunch/car/what have you, I find myself humming "Blustery Day."
Mar. 10th, 2011 06:44 pm (UTC)
Everything's better with a "tiddly pom" in it.
Mar. 11th, 2011 02:42 pm (UTC)
Yes! Yes, it is. :D
Mar. 10th, 2011 05:48 pm (UTC)
Nice! Don't forget "Singing in the Rain," too. Patoot is a big fan of Gene's song and dance classic. ;)
Mar. 10th, 2011 06:45 pm (UTC)
Can you believe my friend Angela hasn't seen that movie - ever? I am so taking it on our next retreat!
Mar. 10th, 2011 06:03 pm (UTC)
random commenter
weird, I was wondering the same thing about March rain this morning :0)
Mar. 10th, 2011 06:45 pm (UTC)
Re: random commenter
Great minds . . .
Mar. 10th, 2011 06:05 pm (UTC)
you are having our rain from yesterday... i do like rainy days, though.
Mar. 10th, 2011 06:45 pm (UTC)
I like them fine when I don't have to go out - or when there aren't too many all together.
Mar. 10th, 2011 06:27 pm (UTC)
If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring???

Mar. 10th, 2011 06:46 pm (UTC)
*ba dum bump*
Mar. 10th, 2011 07:22 pm (UTC)
tanita says:
Funny story - one of the preschoolers my mother teaches, one rainy day, began to sing to her, "You're just a little black raincloud..." His horrified father grabbed him and tried to shush him -- weird man, thinking his three year old was making some sort of a racial remark. (HELLO!?) Rainy days just mean Pooh for some. Or Pooh sticks, anyway...

But I have to love the funky sixties folk band sound. I can somehow imagine you singing this, cha-chaing through the kitchen.
Mar. 10th, 2011 08:04 pm (UTC)
Laughing at your mom's story
I do not cha-cha to The Serendipity Singers. I do 60's white-girl stupid bopping moves to them, as befits their origins. (I am also quite fond of their version of the song "Mud", which begins "Mud, mud, glorious mud/nothing quite like it for soothing the blood . . . ")

Funny story back: When I was little, I had a T-shirt with a large picture of Tigger on the front of it. My Granpop commented on the tiger, and I corrected him and said Tigger and promptly got in trouble because he thought I'd made a racial slur. WtP for the WIN!
Mar. 11th, 2011 10:12 am (UTC)
Re: Laughing at your mom's story
Hello, the adults just need to get out more. Or stay in more. With videos, obviously.
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