Rainy Day Gear

Rain-BootsFor the last few weeks one of the major topics of elevator and water cooler conversation has been the weather. We all realize that in one sense, we’re lucky. So far, we’ve escaped the severe tornadoes and floods that have devastated other areas of the country. We also don’t face the threat of wildfires from drought conditions. But the weather just hasn’t been normal for April and May.

Typically in late May I’d be thinking about flip flops, shorts, and lightweight tops. Not this year. In addition to being cooler than usual, it’s rained for about the last two months straight, and shows no sign of stopping. I’ve become accustomed to seeing daily flood alerts on TV and in the local papers. […]