Tuesday, September 10, 2013

the monsoon season

We woke up this morning to a glorious downpour of Arizona monsoon rain!! And seeing how the boys haven't been able to enjoy it yet this year (since it's always been at night, or on Sunday during church, or only lasted for a few minutes) I got the boys dressed as quickly as I could and sent them outside! And thankfully this storm was a good one, and it rained for a few hours, so they were able to enjoy it fully (until they were tuckered out).

They were both a little tentative at first...
...that, or they were just amazed at this exotic weather!

Wyatt went out almost right away... 
...and as I was taking a picture. (see ya!)

...he was thrilled.

Logan was more...suspicious.
He ventured out a few steps...

...and turned right around and came back.
NOPE!

It took a little smooching and reassuring to get him comfortable... 
(after all, this was his first time EVER playing in the rain...)


And he eventually realized it was lots of fun.

Testing the waters...

There was a lot of observation of the phenomenon.
(That is, standing and staring in amazement.)




There was also a lot of jumping and splashing in the all-too-tempting, quickly-overflowing puddles...




They were running back and forth...

...playing follow-the-leader...

...and just sitting around, playing with rocks.
(They are boys after all...)



They came back in after 30 minutes, very satisfied...

...and very drenched.


"Mom, look!! A button!!! Let's push it..."

The end!!

1 comment:

Noelle @ Mesa AZ Photography said...

Boys. That looks like great fun. Someday I should be cool like that and let Valette play in the rain.