We have not had rain like this in years. I am literally crying.

I have lived in California most of my life, and I have seen a lot of drought. I’m old enough that my childhood in SoCal was reflected in drained pools in Dogtown & The Z Boys.

This drought is America’s silent disaster. Hurricanes, floods, fires, earthquakes, tornadoes, volcanoes, mudslides - all come with immediate violence that demands attention. Drought strangles you slowly while no one is looking

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Years since I have seen rain like this. I visited a friend in Chicago this fall and it poured. People were sbnoyed that I was giddy at all that water.

I don’t know how to express what I am feeling.

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For those of you who like my gate (Hi Zoidberg):

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Wet cars of joy.