Things that are in no way resistant to--let alone proof against--water
1 The right member of the pair of shoes I chose to wear on a walk to the sandwich shop.
Things that once were Crispi but now most certainly are not
1 A Chicken Sandwicu left forlorn on the sidewalk during the two rainiest days in Chicago history.
Things which, though they might have stayed dry, instead got wet
1 My face, upturned along with my umbrella, to espy a V of passing geese.
2 My right sock.
Hard-to-find Parker novels by Richard Stark which, having miraculously appeared on my desk at the office, seem to be exactly what I needed to distract me from the monsoon
1 Deadly Edge
What Parker would have to say about the incredible amount of rain that's fallen this weekend.
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