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If you go walking everyday as I do, it is impossible not to notice the paucity of rain days we have. I really can’t remember the last day when I had to change my walking schedule due to rain. (Very different to when we were in Shenandoah last week. It rained two days in a row & we were told that daily rain had been the norm much of this crazy Summer).
Yes, wife has been complaining about her plants & she is out there most days with the hose.
But, it was seeing these ponds that really got me concerned. I have never seen them this low. I have been walking by them, a few times a week, for years. Seeing them this low was scary.
Yes, Summer is nearly over. Weather pattern will change in a few weeks. But …
We should be concerned. Very concerned.
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