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Monday, December 10, 2012

You may be po'



This was my first car wash since before the water restrictions went into effect.

* It was just a year and a half ago they were blowing up levees to relieve the pressure of the overflowing Mississippi at Cairo. Now, Illinois climatologist expects U.S. drought through 2013.

* Drought compounds barge problems on congested Mississippi. "It takes about 90 days for a drop of rain to travel from the source at Lake Itasca in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico." Anything you can send our way, Dave, would be much appreciated.

* Barges and tugs in photos.

* But when the Lord gets ready, you got to move, by the late, great Mississippi Fred McDowell. Best version.

Posted by Marie at December 10, 2012 8:49 PM