It sure does rain a lot in April around here. I think there is a very simple way to put it: April precipitation is directly responsible for the abundance of May foliage. OR: The lush natural beauty that we enjoy in May is directly attributable to the soggy weather conditions we endured in April. Along the same lines: Putting a single stitch into a garment now, before the tear gets any worse, might save you from having to put in a whole lot of stitches later- say, nine. Any thoughts?