A rain as hard as the reign of the gods

  CuencaHighLife noted that this “rainy” season’ is the wettest in 30 years. I wouldn’t know anything about that because I just got here.  And besides, I hail from the U.S. Pacific Northwest so rain is second nature to me. And, honestly, I love it.  I love living with consuming rain that dominates all else and fully embraces us in hands far greater than our own.   When I look down on the churning Rio Tomebamba carrying dirt and stone and brush scoured down from the mountains, I am reminded that the Gods of Fertility and Loss in their enthusiasm…

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