Whew, we finally have that silly garage sale over with. Now we can get back to blogging. We did get to meet several nice doggies & Mama even sold some doggie clothes. We weren't sure if the sale would start on last Friday morning or not cause we had that horrible rain storm on Thursday night into Friday morning. On that Tuesday we had gotten 3/4 inch of rain, on Wednesday we had 1/2 inch and by Friday morning, we had gotten another 4 inches! Yep, most areas around us also got 4 inches on that Thursday night. It was awful. Flood warnings were everywhere, many schools were closed. It rained so much that the water even flooded over our driveway in one spot & flooded everything around our ponds. We had rivers running through the yard. Here are some pics Mama took early on that Friday. This was after the storm was over, but water still kept running everywhere.
It flooded all around our fish shack:
Can you see all of the hickory nut shells that collected here? There were piles like this everywhere in the yard.
More hickory nut shells:
Of course the shells then floated into the big pond & were all at one end. We had to remove some of the rim rocks to force the nuts to wash out with the water.
This is one of the rivers going through the yard:
All of the rivers merged & went passed our fence into the boy scout camp & formed a huge pond.
We feel like we live in a marsh now. When you walk on the ground, your feet squish down into the ground about 3-4 inches, it's very gross! Mama even had to search all of the rushing streams for koi that might have gotten washed out of the ponds. Luckily she didn't find any. At least the duckies like the water. Well that's all the news we have since Mama & Papa spent all weekend having the garage sale. Oh yeah, Snickers did get her blood stolen today, hehehehe! By those silly vampires at the vet's office. She's getting her thyroid levels checked & her heartworm check done. Poor me, I have to go on Wednesday, sigh......
Butchy & Snickers