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heat and water

Hi folks

Just thought of an addition sparked by Pam's comment about how hot it gets here. In northern Ca. it doesn't stay as hot as Texas that's for sure. We have the cool ocean breezes that come in in the form of fog that keeps us in a perpetual heat wave. But many folks in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys experience that kind of heat and then some. That's not to mention southern Ca. in the desert regions where those are the normal type of temps. My friend in Phoenix hasn't had a drop of rain since January where they got so much it almost flooded them out of house and home...but none since then.

Again, we're set up for that and I think that's the difference. Mentally we don't expect any rain and so it's not depressing when it doesn't come. I remember when we went through a decade long drought in the 80's and it sucked. You would see the clouds come over and break up before it dropped anything. I know what it's like and I hate droughts so even though I'm a smart--- I do feel your pain Pam.

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