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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Watery Wednesday

Remember I said we returned a little early from our trip because the pump in the crawl space could not keep up with the rain? Well that and living at the bottom of the neighborhood hills we pump ground water for days even after the rain. This is what it looks like every couple of hours when the pump kicks on!! For more Watery Wednesday please click the banner to the bottom right.

31 comments:

Greyscale Territory said...

Such a weird sight! The photo almost seems to suggest this is a mini ice mountain! Great shot!

Deb said...

great watery post!

Susie said...

That's a neat picture Darla. Sorry you have to pump out water tho.

Pam said...

Great photo but not a happy reason. Sorry for your troubles, hope all will be better soon... Thanks for visiting.

Roses and Lilacs said...

Dealing with water in the basement is not a pleasant thing. Hope you don't have any more trouble keeping it pumped out.
Marnie

fishing guy said...

Darla: I do like the capture from moving water, it is so interesting.

Valerie said...

Wow. That is amazing. Hey Darla, keep Vicki in your prayers. She is not doing too well. I think once she gets out of that hospital she will get better. They have gave her way too much fluids through the IV and just figured it last night. Actually it was her husband that figured it out. Pray for her.

Lori said...

Sorry to hear about your troubles!

Thanks for the suggestion about my squirrels... They are such pest! I am going to give it a try. Thanks again.

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Darla, thanks for the kind comment, and understanding how life just kind of takes over.

The garden is growing, the nursery is getting so busy, and many other things are happening. I just can't keep up.

I look forward to visiting my blog readers, just like they visit me. Right now I am reading over 90 blogs, and there seems to be precious little time for that also.

Looking forward to a warmer spring!

Jen

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

Hi Darla!
Thanks for stopping by my blog and for posting the "give a bible" on your blog! Wouldn't it be great if everyone out here in blogland did the same thing!!

Kara said...

Wow! And here in Palm City we're still worrying about drought!

gardenerprogress/Catherine said...

You have your own miniature fountain. I hope you don't get anymore in your house!

perennialgardener said...

Perfect Watery Wednesday post! It does look like a mini glacier. :)

Lois said...

Nice shot Darla!

Margaret's Ramblings said...

Your own special fountain. You are so lucky. Thank you for the great photo.

Margaret

Lindab said...

Your own little water feature! I can appreciate that you'd rather not have it.

George said...

I hope you don't have many more Watery Wednesdays (or any other day of the week) like this. But you did get a great shot.

Gail said...

That's a lot of water! Where does the water drain to after it's pumped out? Whenever we have water like that around our crawl space I dream of a way to collect it (and the lottery win to pay for it)for use during our long, dry summers! gail

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

Darla: You signed up for Watery Wednesday just after us! We try to contact the person just before and just after us. We kind of have a situation like yours. Water can be a beast!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Oh Darla... I hope you get the pump fixed... Sorry you had to cut your trip short though... That is really a "watery" post!!! ha.. (Not funny for you all I'm sure)...

Did you get through the night last night with no damage? We think we did---at least so far.

Did you read your name in my post today? You didn't mention it --so I am not sure you even noticed!!
Hugs
Betsy

TC said...

I think you should've stuck your bare foot in there and then snapped the photo. ;~P

Leedra said...

I was thinking the pump was in your basement. I guess that keeps the water from ever getting to your basement. Neat!

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Martha said...

Long time no see! Sorry I've been such a rotten blogger these past few months - but I'm on spring break now! Hope all has been well in your world :-)

Mr. McGregor's Daughter said...

Who needs a fancy fountain when you've got a sump pump! ;^P

Sara Chapman in Seattle, USA said...

Thanks for visiting. This almost looks like a thing from the ocean deeps, or an alien. Weird!

Jan (Thanks For 2 Day) said...

Did you get any water in your basement? That's the worse...we had our whole basement flood but luckily it was before we finished it off; our sump pump doesn't do the job so we had to add another pump in the back window well, under the deck, which keeps water from going into the basement. But, there is no 'fountain' outside that forms! That is quite a sight to see!

Shellmo said...

Looks like a pretty fountain!

Jake said...

You ned to plant something that like lot of water there.

Jake

Frances said...

Hi Darla, good deal on the pump doing such a great job of water removal. Do you have a rain garden to take advantage of that water? Your blooms were so wonderful in the blooming post too. It sure is spring into summer there! Have a happy Easter!
Frances

Grace Peterson said...

Hi Darla~~ Got some catching up to do on your blog. Beautiful flower photos. Love the red rose. It's all the more special being a family pass-a-long/heirloom. I saw the small Euphorbia on my last trip to the $$ nursery. I might have to have it. :)

An amazing sight, that pump must be shoveling out water pretty quickly. Could you convert it to a garden water feature by installing some sort of catchment pool?

I hope the rains are on hiatus for a few days.

Buddha fountain with lights said...

Wow first to see this kind of fountain.