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Glad I got home from vacation when I did!

Saturday, May 01, 2010

Ok. I would love to have been able to stay on the coast longer, and yes, I need to blog and add some pics from our week in Galveston. It's a long drive back (around 12 hrs, with stops) and DH said if I got tired to stop and get a room. Boy, am I glad I didn't! There was weather around us, but we had clear sailing home, unpacked the car, and went to bed. Wild storms overnight - lots of lightning and rain. Woke up to a flooded yard. No surprise!

Early afternoon, decided to go to the grocery store. Oops - not going that way!

I know the next street down won't be much better...

and the main road out of our development...

If I really, really HAVE to get out for some reason, there is one way that I can take the truck, and 'probably' not flood it... but the water in the above pic is over waist deep! I was knee deep standing on the SIDEWALK when I took my camera out to get pics. If we had come home today instead of last night.... Somehow, thankfully, we still have power!

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CRAFTYC 7/8/2010 9:26PM

    The fun part was when we took down a kayak on Saturday afternoon and went touring the 'restricted access lake-front properties' of 'Lake Auburn' and 'Rice Lake'.

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    Ai yi yi. WAIST deep. Ai yi yi.

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1234MOM 6/2/2010 1:38PM

    Tough getting out of the house. This looks like it might be in Nashville? That was a screamer of a flood for that area. So the garden soul must have been a bit soggy too.l

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SUNNY332 5/2/2010 7:54AM

    Wow - I hope it starts receeding soon. Good for you to get home before the flooding and thankful that you still have power.

Hope today you can get out.

Keep us posted.


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GRANNYS5 5/1/2010 9:22PM

    Wow that is a lot of water!!!

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