I know how you hate the rainy season in the Bay Area. Maybe this new raincoat will help. It is truly one-of-a-kind, made using Simplicity pattern #1239, with a few changes. Instead of lining the coat as directed, I covered all cut edges with seam binding. I also made the hood detachable, and ignored the scarf (like you would wear the scarf and not chew it to shreds instantly!)
When you and your Mom go walking around your neighborhood, be friendly if anyone comes to compliment your coat, wear it proudly, and most important of all, stop eating random poop off the sidewalk!