"I remember the El Niño of the late 90s. That was bad. I remember it raining for a week straight at one point. The best part about it, though, was I couldn't go to work. I got to take a few days off. I love to work but I can't stay home for too long or I start getting antsy.
"Of course, now we are going through a sustained drought that's affecting everything. I'm trying to do my part in conservation. I figure if people see me do something to conserve they may do something on their own."