After lunch we caught up on a few small chores before Lachlan came over for a visit. The National Weather Service was calling for severe weather with 60 mph winds and nickel-sized hail. The three of us sat on the front porch steps and watched the sky turn gun-metal gray and listened as thunder rolled in the distance. Lightning flashed beyond the trees and a light rain fell, but the storm mostly passed us by.
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