One of those things was the lack of rain.
"Enjoy this rain kids. When we get to Arizona, you won't be seeing any."
Then we got here and, what do ya know, it's monsoon season. Good play, Arizona.
* please note: this wasn't a "What A Laid Back Mom" moment. He was supposed to be getting his bike out of the puddle. By the time I went to see what was taking him so long, he was beyond redemption. He thought he won the lottery when I told him to keep going. Might as well, right?