More welcome rain returned in the afternoon, but it has taken another break while a half-lidded, sleepy-eyed moon watches over us.  

14:25:07 PM

(Reno, NV) Just what I needed – a cool rain. The clouds are breaking up now, backlit by higher clouds already in the sun. The mud in the vacant lot next to my hotel is black, and there’s an undercoating of green in the grass, in the hills.