It’s actually raining here on the Central Coast: real, long-lasting downpours. Which will probably end instantly, now that I’ve said it aloud, but it’s so lovely to have real wet soggy ground outside my window.
And so, for today’s Throwback Thursday picture, an image of yours truly in the Australian so-called desert, following a rare rainstorm:
That standing water is not a river, it is the road, from Alice Springs to Ayer’s Rock. Which, being graded down into the desert, naturally was where all the water for miles ended up. And of course, the mud flew up and clogged the radiator like mad, which meant that we kept having to take off the cap, let it boil down, and gingerly pour in water from the vast store in the back of the jeep. It would have been far better to drive on the surface at the side of the road, but being a good, responsible Californian…
Always an adventure, when it comes to Team LRK.