>Water World

>In case you haven’t heard, Nashville is flooding. Mr. Beale and I are very, very fortunate: we live in the middle of a hill, and most of the water is rushing right on by. There’s a major storm sewer right behind our house, which in the past I’ve disparaged as a mosquito breeding ground. Now I am thanking my lucky stars to have it. A couple of blocks away from us some neighbors tried to rescue an elderly woman by way of a kayak. Yeesh.

In the meantime we are holed up, watching the news, helping out neighbors, and monitoring two very small leaks. Here are a few scenes from our Aquapocalypse:

A brand-new waterfall has appeared where water pours off our driveway

Another lovely waterfall on my patio

A new stream in my neighbor’s backyard

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  1. >I thought we had it bad when it hit us, but we only got 8 inches of it. 2000 people had to be evacuated from their homes in Millington, several roads were blocked, and of course there were the tornadoes, but that was about the extent of it.You poor folks are getting pummeled.

  2. >yeah I'm almost embarrassed by these pics, they are NOTHING compared to what so many folks around here have experiences. Literally, it's like Katrina here in some neighborhoods.