I took this photo today at my folks’ place; it shows why the conquistadors and vaqueros called the town in which I live “Amarillo” which means yellow in Spanish. We’ve had less than half-an-inch of rain in 2011, and about two weeks worth of 100 degree days.

Romans 8:22 – For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now.