is the little house on the prairie where my parents-in-law live. This post is a stereo recording of a rainstorm, in the middle of the night, inside the house -- the rain falling on a (yes) asbestos roof. OBSERVATION: The house stands on a very dry prairie, called the Suurveld (Sour Grassland). Some say that the Suurveld is named after the grass, which is sour. The house is lit up here by my own design solar powered lighting.