If you saw the pictures in the last post... some blue skies, clouds dropping moisture in "isolated" spots, warm temps... here's the follow-up:
Later that afternoon, while it was delightfully pleasant, I decided to lay down and read for about an hour. After a short span of time, I heard rain hit the roof. I smiled. Oh, it sounded so good; I hadn't heard rain in months. In my mind's eye I imagined a very nice shower which would leave the ground a bit muddy, sure, but the air would be be fresh and the moisture would be gently coaxing new growth to emerge later in the spring. The rain continued... I listened...I may have drifted into a nap for a few minutes. But then, it was time to get up, and I was looking forward to ...
"What???" Snow??? Sleet??? Rain??? The ground was covered in white slush.