They blow down the slopes of mountains, plateaus, and hills at this time of year and by happenstance, I was in the middle of this. This seasonal weather pattern containing the katabatic winds occurs mostly at night, when the highlands radiate heat and are cooled. I was lucky to be alerted that the Santa Ana winds were coming again, but nobody had to notify me about the danger of these hot, dry winds, contributing to wildfires. I remained aloof to all the political news, but when it came to weather, I always paid attention, so I could evaluate if I needed to evacuate.
I was out in the woods with the new drummer and we were eating spicy tapioca pearls which my grandmother made for our breakfast. The drummer just moved to California and his greed to perform in front of an audience made him great, but his incessant drumming was turning me into a basket case.
Written for Sheryl’s Daily Word Prompt – Notify, for Roger Shipp’s Daily Addictions prompt – Basket, for the Daily Spur prompt – Audience, for FOWC with Fandango – Aloof, for Melodye Shore September show-and-tell – Seasonal, for September Monthly Writing Prompts – Katabatic winds, for Ragtag Community – Happenstance, for Sara’s Closet Full Of Notebooks Prompt – Lucky, for Paula’s Three Things Challenge prompt words – Drummer Tapioca Greed, for GC and Sue W Weekly Prompt – Evaluate and for Word of the Day Challenge Prompt – Spicy.