Rain is a rare thing in the desert. It's been raining for 4 days now, and that must be some kind of record. I am ready to be done, as it is not likely I will go for a walk until it stops.
I've never given much (or any) thought to rain gutters. When we were in Vancouver, WA, we noticed a neighborhood where the rain gutters were quite special. Check THESE out!
I looked up "rain gutters" on the net and found that people have found other creative uses for them! Book storage, gardens, hiding electronic cords, and ...
The Boy Scouts had a regatta!
We have NO rain gutters at all! I'm sure there is an umbrella somewhere in the hall closet I need to find.