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Watery Way

I have been one no dwelling could contain
When there was rain.... 
Robert Frost

July 8, 2010
Swiftly fell the rain.......

Michael rushing to get his car to higher ground

What a time for a loose battery cable..... (note the water in the yard across the street!)

Trevor going to fetch some of our neighbors pool supplies that floated out into the street
This was about as deep as it got.
KK & Ashtonista...always time to strike a pose
The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk. The rain makes running pools in the gutter. The rain plays a little sleep-song on our roof at night— 
Langston Hughes

Linking to Summer Sundays, Outdoor Wednesday, Blue Monday, Weekly Words to Live By


  1. I'm so confused! What season is this? I hope all is well with no indoor flooding.

  2. Hi Nancy!

    I'm giving you the Versatile Blogger Award!

    Please stop by my blog sometime to pick it up!


  3. Nancy, This is truely an amazing post! It looks like your home is on slightly higher ground. I hope and pray that everyone was okay!
    Dry off and keep safe!

  4. wow, we have been out of town for a week and
    had no idea of the flooding! you got some
    amazing shots.

  5. Holy Cow! Thank goodness that's as deep as it got...LOL you would've needed an Ark!

  6. Wow, that is a lot of rain! We had over 6" in the past week, not all at once, thank goodness.

  7. OMGosh....that's a lot of rain!!! I am not far from Nashville and they got a terrible flooding back in May...I think! It has been REALLY dry in our parts, but we FINALLY got a good shower yesterday. My garden and flowers were doing a HaPpY DaNcE!!!! Glad everyone was OK. Hope your vechile was OK too. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Just got back from southeast Missouri, where I saw brown fields of corn, thirsty for water. I wished that we could send them some of our Oklahoma rain!

  9. Were talkin' flash flood!
    Great quotes to go along with these photos.

  10. The photos are amazing and the quotes are awesome. I hope everything dries out okay!

  11. That's alot of rain! My family lived in Houston back in the 80's & experienced that a few times--it's so flat with nowhere for the water to run off! Hope cars & homes were OK~ Love the girls managing a hug for the camera~ adorable :-)

  12. Wow, glad you captured photos. Hope no one was hurt. These are pictures they will want to help remember that storm. Thanks for sharing this on Summer Sundays.

  13. My goodness what a downpour! I was happy to see smiling faces! Hope you're having a happy Summer Sunday! Jacqueline

  14. Hope everything is ok, but your post is up-beat so that's positive! We lived at the bottom of a hill and I can remember as a kid the water being up to my waist as it rushed by. Fun for kids!

  15. Oh my! That is some kinda rain! I hope all is ok!


  16. That is probably the first time in my entire life that I sat there with my mouth wide open in complete shock! I hope your home is okay with no water damage! Oh my gosh!

  17. Sending a sweet and rain-free hello from Frog Hollow Farm! OMG - that was some rainstorm. It rained like that here in NJ on Saturday morning, just a tremendous well needed downpour - except the flowers got kind of smashed. We didn't have any flooding around our house, I hope your street and yard drained off quickly and that your son's car is okay. Thanks for stopping by and leaving such a nice comment - I appreciate each and every one of them. Ciao, bella!

  18. Man Nancy, that's a LOT of rain. I can't believe you were snapping away through it all.

    Thanks so much for being a part of Summer Sundays!

    - The Tablescaper

  19. Stay dry and I'm sending sunshine and warm tempatures your way.

    getting into truffle

  20. Those are very common scenes back here whenever it rains. I hope everybody is ok.

    My Blue Monday.

  21. Wow! The power of nature never ceases to amaze. Looks like all were safe if you were snapping photos. Hope things have dried out for you.

  22. We had a bunch of rain for about a week here in Houston and I caught a big bunch of teen agers coming out of the ditch/greenbelt that runs thru our neighborhood. They had gone into the water to use boogie boards & had some fun. I smiled and had to laugh with them.

  23. Holy cow! I missed this post on your crazy weather. Did you get any damage to your yard or basement from it? I would have been afraid the kids would have floated away!


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