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December 5, 2023

spacer ab- is the new normal. used to be the northwest was known for its perpetual but gentle drizzle, more of a mist, which is where the "Seattleites don't use umbrellas" ethos was born. now the forecast is populated with flood warnings and exciting new terms like "atmospheric river"--which, overnight, touched down in our backyard, 4 inches total in 24 hours. it sort of felt like a snow day, all other plans preempted as we dealt with moving surface water away before it could reach the house. though not ideal, it is invigorating to be shaken out of one's routine.