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We should really check the gutters

It started raining the other day, and since we live in a state that has been more or less on fire for months, everyone was happy about it, even those people of weak character who are inclined to whine when the sun disappears for a while. 

Longtime residents looked out and muttered “Here it comes,” referring to winter, when supposedly it rains all the time, even though it doesn’t. Actually, we

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