As break today from searing heat, we get tremendous thunderstorms to wake us up. This is not the sort of thunderstorm like we have in Colorado that will leave the sky when it is through. This is an Ohio thunderstorm which will leave when it feels like doing so, and not a moment before.
Anthropomorphising Thunderstorms gets you nowhere in real life, but it amuses the brain while the storm lingers.
The trip to the dentist for teeth cleaning suddenly takes on biblical proportions: I voyage through thunder and torrential rain to have my teeth cleaned. Maybe I should read Job to get a bit of perspective on this thing.