captain-s-mindfang: Standing on the porch, in my bare feet, in the rain at 7 in the morning. Feeling the drops hitting my face as I close my eyes and look skyward. Smelling the salt in their air and feeling the cool breeze against my skin, the percussive sound of the gentle rain all around me. Silly, gentle, selfish moments like these help me really feel like I own my own life, and I’m free. I…