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July 18, 2015

As I left the house for my walk this morning, I rejoiced at the cool grayness of the sky. I turned on my radio to catch up with the news and a voice announced that a tropical storm was traveling north from Mexico towards Southern California and would bring rainstorms today. I smiled at the thought of some decent rain falling on our desperately thirsty landscape – and in July, typically the driest time of the year. Half way along my walk, I started to feel raindrops hitting my shoulder, my head, my leg, but it was just a few drops, hardly enough to make me want to turn and head home.

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