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the sound of rain

Monday,  12/15/08  08:43 AM

...rain...I love the sound of rain.  I haven't been sleeping too well (thanks to the scrapes from my wipeout) and it was so pleasant to lie in bed last night, listening to the rain failing... 

This morning I've cracked my office window just so I can hear the drops falling outside, at the cost of a bitter cold draft.  I'm actually looking forward to riding today - yeah, it will be cold, and I will be slow (probably even will do it on my mountain bike) - but the sound of rain is so delightful. 

I wonder why that is?  We humans must be pre-programmed by evolution to like hearing water, we even build fountains just so we can hear it flow...


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