|added Fri December 28 2007 at 8:11 PM
|I remember a sign on the wall at my mother's house that says something to the effect of "You have to have rain to get rainbows." Which is a nice philosophy about dealing with hardships to see the beauty of life.
I take issue with it. You actually don't have to have rain to get a rainbow (since you can get a rainbow from waterfalls or from some clouds), but you do have to have sun.
You may have heard that it rains a lot in Seattle. It actually doesn't rain as much as most cities on the East Coast, but it is definitely more cloudy than those cities. Most rain statistics focus on the total amount of water, but if rainy days were counted, Seattle would probably rank pretty high. What I hadn't noticed until today, though, is that there are never rainbows in Seattle. Because there is rarely any sun.
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