Tuesday, June 16, 2009

A thousand words

This is what it's like ovah heah. (Literally! Raining like mad!)

-J.

Posted by Joke at 2:17 PM

5 Comments

  • Anonymous Frogdancer posted at 5:18 PM, June 16, 2009  
    Send some over here!

    Still in drought. (Literally.)
  • Blogger Joke posted at 5:24 PM, June 16, 2009  
    We are, both perplexingly and officially, still in a drought. Even though we have been getting rain in buckets every day...but that's what happens when you have the gummint in charge of things.
  • Blogger Stomper Girl posted at 9:13 PM, June 16, 2009  
    I *really* like that photo.
  • Blogger Joke posted at 9:20 PM, June 16, 2009  
    The grating thing is that 2-3 years ago, the Really Big Lake which is the major reservoir for the whole state was full of water.

    Full to the tippy-top.

    This is what supplies the water whenever the rainfall is short. As I said it was very full. So the Brain Trust* decided to drain it substantially. In case we had another year where 4 major hurricanes hit within one month.

    You can guess what happened next. No hurricanes. No rain. Half-empty lake. Massive water restrictions.

    Just last month they announced the strictest ones yet. Then it started to rain an average of 2"/5cm every day for a month.

    Naturally, the restrictions have yet to be lifted.

    Oy.

    -J.

    * Which I think means people who have never been entrusted with a brain
  • Blogger shula posted at 4:25 AM, June 17, 2009  
    Lucky buggers.
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