Spiritual Drought in California

I know it’s raining buckets lately, but it is going to take more than a season of El Niño for California to recover from the drought.

As I watch the rain form into tiny creeks next to the sidewalk out the window and see the deeply dehydrated lines on the skin of my hands as I type, I can’t help but recognize a connection between the historic lack of water and shift in cultural climate as of late. I feel the dryness in my neighborhood as I walk through the Mission District in San Francisco.

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Erin Chalfant