We’ve got our first storm of the season here in the Bay Area, and of course everyone’s driving off the roads (150+ CHP traffic incident hazards during commute hours this morning, for example) because a few inches of rain and some gusty winds are the Bay Area equivalent of a typhoon. As a former Oregonian, I still scoff at them all.
I did, however, forget to clean my gutters. So I popped out the ladder and did so at lunch. My coworkers were astonished when I told them I’d actually gone outside in this weather to do some work without undue incident.
Sigh. Californians are, sadly, weather wimps.