Rain on Me

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So, on Martha’s Vineyard I ran in the mornings and experienced some pretty amazing thunderstorms along the way. Here, in the hills above Lake Arenal, I jump rope for twelve minutes, to start and by one minute into it, I am dripping sweat in this tropical paradise! I move on to a bunch of good old standards, push-ups, mountain climbers, shadow boxing, etc. I always end with 3 to 5 minute plank and sit-ups. One to two hours training. Then I am prepared in my mind to write.  It’s rainy season at Lake Arenal. Around dusk, everyday, the sky unleashes a downpour, what a show! I love thunderstorms and I have had my share of them, first in Phoenix, then Martha’s Vineyard and now here. I can say Lake Arenal wins the prize!

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Published by Karen Alaine Hunt

Karen Hunt aka KH Mezek is the author and/or illustrator of nineteen children’s books. She is the co-founder of InsideOUT Writers, a creative writing program for incarcerated youth, and the founder of the MY WORLD PROJECT, connecting youth in remote areas through art and writing. She is a 2nd degree black belt in Tang Soo Do, a first degree brown belt in Eskrima, and a boxing and kick-boxing trainer. As a child, her family escaped out of Egypt right before the 6 Day War, lived in a 17th century castle in Switzerland and smuggled Bibles into communist countries, to name a few of her adventures. As an adult, she continued her adventures, living between London and a village in Yugoslavia. She is the author of Key of Mystery and Book of Angels, volumes one and two in the NIGHT ANGELS CHRONICLES, are published with Evernight Teen.

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