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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Watery and Wordless Wednesday

Most of you know that we have needed rain in our part of the world. Why does if have to rain so much so quickly? 1 and 7/10's in less than two hours. Don't get me wrong, I am thankful for the rain....

It's just too much at a time when you live at the bottom of the neighborhood. Thank you 2sweetnsaxy at http://waterywednesday.blogspot.com for hosting this meme.
Wordless Wednesday
See Wicked at http://wickedgardener.blogspot.com we have problems with them too!

Who even hosts this meme?

38 comments:

catmint said...

I guess that's life Darla, it's feast or famine. Great rainy photos.Cheers, catmint

Pam said...

We too, live at the low end of our street and have had a pool where we didn't put one:(

Your wordless post leaves me . . . speechless!

Pacey said...

Haha, that's a lot of water there. I love the raindrops on that first photo.

Susie said...

Catmint is right, feast or famine. I bet rain water does collect fast living at the bottom of the hill.

Lois said...

It poured at my house too. That picture you took of the rain is so beautiful Darla! Last summer I finally found a bird feeder that, so far, the squirrels have not been able to get into. It's called the "Eliminator" and I got it at Wild Birds Unlimited. It's actually fun to watch them try to raid it, because they get so frustrated.

fishing guy said...

Darla: That is truly flooding conditions with that much rain. I love your downspout shower photo. I had a feeder broken the other day and made a major modification on a wooden type.

Prospero said...

It's been really dry in Bermuda this spring. It's quite unusual. When the rain comes...(I think I'd better start building the ark now)

frenchie4moi said...

Our part of the country in in dire need of water. We will begin water mandatory cutbacks this month. Wish we had some of your rain!

tina said...

Tons of rain here too. I'm not complaining though-we need to build up a good buffer before heat sets in. But enough for now-can't we save it for summer??

Deb said...

I hear you.. we have been having a lot of rain here in Texas...my grass is getting so tall but haven't been able to mow because of it being so wet..heat wave suppose to hit tommorrow...

gardenerprogress/Catherine said...

It's been pouring here too. I hope it dries out for us and moves to the places it's needed.
I love the squirrel picture!

Shellmo said...

I am going to be laughing about that last photo all day today!!!

Tulip said...

awesome rainy pictures. i love it, happy wednesday.

hip chick said...

the drops in the puddles is such a pretty picture.

Dirt Princess said...

I wish we could get one good rain a week. How perfect would that be. But instead we get 8" at a time! We were on the same rain band apparently.

Dani said...

Lordy Darla send that rain to us! We are desperate for some!

Florida Sue said...

Hi Darla, thanks for visiting my blog. I am enjoying looking at your great photos. You have some wonderful photography skills. Not much rain here over the past couple of weeks, but I know the daily afternoon downpour will be kicking into high gear soon!

Cheers,
Sue.

nature ramblings said...

Great rain shots!! Sorry you got so much, we would gladly take some around here. I looked at all your flower photos, and they are amazing. I love macro flower shots as you can see all the amazing detail that makes up the blossoms..They are truly works of wonder. Thanks for sharing. Have a great day!

perennialgardener said...

That's alot of rain in such a short time! Those pesky squirrels stealing your feeder, shame on them. lol ;)

mamajil said...

You you guys got a lot more rain than us!!! Its sunny today though! :)

RainGardener said...

Great rain shots - love the big rain circles. How could I? It's been raining here non stop for days now and we DON'T need it! We'd gladly send it out to all of the states that do!

Becca's Dirt said...

I know what you mean about so much at one time. We had it on Sunday and Monday morn. At least your stuff is getting some much needed liquid. Becca

Jake said...

Glad you got rain, but sorry it flooded you. No rain here, but everynight around 6 it gets cloudy. Even with city water the plants aren't growing. They need rain water and heat to grow.

Jake

Wicked Gardener said...

thanks for the link!

Tootsie said...

we even got some rain here!!! wooo hooo....it wasn't even mixed with snow!
I posted for ya babe! nothing great...but a greenhouse update!

Hocking Hills Gardener said...

Rainy Wednesday is right. It sure is pouring at your house. Those ornery squirrels. I am glad they haven't found my feeders yet. I have four of them that play around near the house.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Very nice photos. Sorry about how the water runs down to your place!

bettyl said...

I think we have to learn to appreciate what we have when we get it. Your photos are really great.

2sweetnsaxy said...

What's the old saying, when it rains, it pours? It's usually true. I like the ripples in the water from the raindrops in the first photo and I had to smile at that last shot.

Valerie said...

It has been raining here in Helen too but not as bad as they predicted. I always love your pictures. You must have a great camera. I tried to capture the rain in a picture and it didn't even show up.

Kate and Crew said...

Nice pics Darla, but if you wanna send some of that rain our way, we'll take it. We haven't had rain for three or four weeks now and we're under watering restrictions. We're just parched here in FL and we have wildfires everywhere to boot.

Guess it really is feast or famine isn't it??

aguthrieimages said...

Wow that is an enormous amount of rain in one shot, hope all are well and safe.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great pictures. I love the rain drops on the water best. I love your banner pic also.

Thanks for dropping by and commenting earlier.

Leedra said...

We have been getting too much, spread over a month or so. I keep telling myself the daylilies will be awesome this year. The more spring rain the more blooms on the daylilies.

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Carla said...

We got 6" in one night, then 4" more, ok for us at the 'top' of the hill, not so ok for others. Newsman said we are still 2" below where we should be-hard to believe when you see the overflow. Stay safe.

Anna/Flowergardengirl said...

Darn squirrels! I understand about the water all at once. We've had about 4 inches in 24 hours. You know that downspout hose you took a very cool picture of---well---our water came down so hard that it blew it right off to the middle of the yard.

Sue said...

Hi Darla. Your photos are amazing! I love the first one. I hope you didn't get too much water in your yard.

I didn't read your other comments, so don't know if your question about who sponsors Wordless Wednesday. I don't know off hand, but have a link to the page you can link to in my sidebar. I don't link to it myself, though.

Ashley ~ said...

I too am ready for some dry and sunny days*! Loved your pictures*
_Ashley*