Well, blogmates, the university here has just closed – a friend writes she has to figure out how to get home, because roads are flooded.
This is in town, mind you. We have storm-drains and civil engineers. Out on the country? I hate to think.
Well, on second thought, I checked the National Weather Service. Here’s what they say: “Civil Emergency. Catastrophic flooding is occurring across much of the county. Numerous water rescues are in progress. Emergency management is discouraging travel.”
You heard the expression “Cod willing and the creek don’t rise”? Folks round here say that a lot. Just citing a different Deity than Cod. Not everybody is obsessed with cats, I realize.
Indoors, Bugs has gone from hunkered-down war-mode to –
What, me worry?
Just in case the waters rise this high. You can’t be too careful.
Takes a lot out of a guy, this nonchalance-in-the-face-of-flooding thing.
P.S.: The next day, a friend writes that after a week of steady but moderate rain, we got ten inches this day. I wonder how much snow ten inches of rain would have been. This friend was out on the roads, and his description of scenes I know well boggles the imagination.