dreaming in the shadows of the Sleeping Maiden

Mt. Tam glimpsed in a river of clouds

At the end of the day what is it that you will remember? Ominous clouds, fluffy clouds, rain-soaked clouds? Rain, drizzle, mist? Wind, swift drops in temperature, islands of warmth under sudden sun? Patches of blue skies, sunny spots, the odd rainbow?

Or the steady and steadying kindness of friends, those expert meteorologists of the soul’s variable climate, who, at a moment’s notice, come to help you weather – what else? – the weather.