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Rain, rain go away!


Blog Posted:12/23/2010 3:38:00 PM

An apropos verse could be sung

In Southern California:

” It never rains in California,

but girl don't they warn ya.

It pours, man it pours.” Al Hammond

Never envisioned this downpour

When he first sang his top ten hit

Back in nineteen seventy two.

Today the poor folks living there

Are being inundated with

Over a year’s worth of wet stuff

Since the sixteenth of December.

Hang in there Californians

There will be dryer tomorrows.

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  1. Date: 2/21/2011 1:18:00 PM
    I remember the song well from my high school days.

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  1. Date: 12/23/2010 6:24:00 PM
    I live in San Diego county and my neighbors at a lower level have a "river" rushing down the street and in their front yard. I had to drive a lot these last few days and I had all the detours, floods, etc. You name it I've done that... The ground is saturated but at least my rose bushes have a blast and soon there "will be light again" and guess who will have beautiful, bright, happy, multicolored roses around the house? ME !!! :)

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