“Last winter was extremely unusual. A winter like that doesn't come around that often and this year is a little dryer then normal. We should have had more rain, many areas in Southern California are well below normal.”
“Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have.
Today can be a healthy unusual day for you -- and for others -- if you take time to give someone a smile . . . to express a word of kindness . . . to lend a helping hand to someone in need . . . to write a note of gratitude . . . to give a word of encouragement to someone who is temporarily overcome with problems . . . to share a portion of your material possessions with others.”
“They had been putting the same percentage increase on each quarter, and in an unusually low quarter like last year that didn't' work, ... So we directed them to take down their second-quarter estimates through our guidance.”