Rite in the Rain products are a simple answer to a perplexing problem: What do you do if your job or hobby requires writing in inclement conditions? About 100 years ago, entrepreneur and Northwest logger Jerry Darling and his wife Mary, made homemade sheets of paper with a special coating that could be written on and endure in poor weather conditions. The coating process for the all-weather paper has advanced through the years. Lots of shapes and sizes are available. A 3”x5” universal spiral notebook is $3.95. riteintherain.com.