Steady rain all night and all day. Got some work done.
More reading .... from All Creatures Great and Small:
I was beginning to learn about the farmers and what I found I liked. They had a toughness and philosophical attitude which was new to me. Misfortunes which would make the city dweller want to bang his head against the wall were shrugged off with "Aye, well, these things happen."
Oremus pro invicem!