Thursday/ the earthworms are happy

It rained most of the day. It is November after all, and so it rains a lot.
We are also coming out of a very wet October.
The rain gauge at Sea-Tac airport recorded 5.76 in of rain in October, two inches more than the average of 3.76 in.

Living dangerously (a meal for robins and crows): an earthworm on my lawn that is just beginning to green up, along with other unwanted little greenery. Earthworms are invertebrates and lack true skeletons, but maintain their structure with fluid-filled coelom chambers that function as a hydrostatic skeleton. The earthworm eats a wide variety of organic matter and the digestive system runs the length of its body.

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