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Waiting for Rain

We have been promised torrential rain, 5-10 inches in the Bay Area. We need it desperately, so it's technically good news, but they are attaching some scary words to it -- atmospheric river, bombogenesis -- so I'm not sure what to expect. I'm new here, but honestly when I left LA, I thought I'd be free of the constant drought anxiety. But it's here too, of course it is. We are living in scary times. Nothing is easy: this will bring mudslides and other disasters after the awful fire season.

Selfishly, I have just missed it, and I'm looking forward to a rainy weekend day or two. I don't need to run any errands, I have the tea all ready. My hatches are officially battened. But so far, nothing.

Writing continues and I'm happy with what's getting on the page. I am nearing the next stage, I do believe. Honestly, I could probably call it at this point, but there are a few pieces I'm avoiding, and I don't want to exclude them just because I don't want to deal with them. I don't think anyone will accuse me of shirking, goodness knows, but I don't want to forget anything. I don't want to have to regret or update or have given it short shrift. You could thusly never publish a thing, but I swear I'm not stalling.

I'm looking forward to having it all in one place. I can't wait to delete old files and early versions! Talk about the benefits of decluttering. To have it all said at last, what a relief that will be. What a weight off.

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