You may have read that California is in a drought. Well, we finally got some much needed rain. What a blessing it is to have rain. The hills are already turning green. The smell right before the rain and after the rain has such a distinctive smell. Oh, how I love the sweet earthy smell, it also has a hint of sage, and pepper. As I inhale the country air, I fill my lungs with the sweetness that was absent from my memory.