The NH Drought Map has been updated and the 'Code Yellow' of abnormal dryness is but a long lost memory.

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As the foremost expert on NH Drought Map art, (some would say vandalism), there isn't much you can do with an empty canvas.

I need to be inspired by the swirls of moderate beige and the severe orange polka dots that the summer season brings.

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Turning this into an aquarium is a one time only feat. Capturing the exact moment that the treasure chest bubbler flies open to the delight of the Cheshire County sized goldfish?

One can never improve upon perfection.

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My attempt at the sequel back in the spring gets an A for effort but the scuba diver really looks like a stick figure with Brady Bunch bell bottoms.

It is fun to look back and see that Mother Nature does follow somewhat of a pattern when it comes to droughts.

As ridiculous as my attempts to mock these maps are, I do like comparing them through the years. I'm glad we live in an area of the country that has a fairly consistent and safe climate.