Wind, rain, falling leaves, and fall colors: a typical September in southcentral Alaska.
It rained pretty hard on us while we stood in line at the
farmers' market this morning. By the time we got back home after all our
stops, it had quit, but is now acting up again. Oh well, 'tis that time
Anchorage shoppers are the hardy sort, and a little water doesn't stop us from doing whatever we need. There were a few little ones splashing back and forth across the lot where the market is located, having a great time in the puddles, and making everyone else smile. There was one really little boy in a North Face onesie, along with rubber boots, looking for all the world as if he were ready to set sail on a crab boat. :)
Of course the rain tapered off to light sprinkles by the time we were done, but has gotten heavier again. Along with a stiff wind that's bringing leaves down at a steady clip, too.
Oh, yes, the wind, rain and fall colors I mentioned: