I think I have the swine flu, or the bird flu or the hippo flu or something. I'm still sick. I started to feel a bit better today but I think it is getting worse again and starting to spread to my lungs and the fever has come back.
Buy you know...you can only stay in bed so long before you start to get crazy so I decided to take a ride around town and check out the water situation. This is the road my office is on. Ironically it is called Lake St.
The water doesn't bother kids any.
It's just something to play in.
The snow is steadily melting....
...but it is nowhere near even half gone yet.
And it's going to be a few more weeks before the gravel melts enough to allow the water to start slowly draining away.
The pumps are working overtime....
....but there are not enough pumps to go around.
Most of the roads look like this.
Some are worse than others.
Uyaana really wanted me to drive through this one but it looked DEEP.
He walked into it to show me it wasn't so deep.
He had to turn back because it was too deep for his boots.
Spring is not pretty in town.
It's all dirty snowbanks and mud.
It reveals 200 days worth of windblown trash from bags broken open by ravens and loose dogs.
This is the edge of the Swan Lake Lagoon. This is one of the places they have been dumping the snow they scoop out of town.
Another pump. This one is pumping out part of the hospital parking lot.
The hose crosses the street and empties into the lagoon.
Here is the honeybucket sucker sucking the puddles all over town. When it is full they dump it out onto the ice.
And here is my lovely mucky road.....but I"M NOT COMPLAINING....remember?
You know, ever since I froze my 18-200mm VR lens it doesn't seem to be taking very good photos. Either that or I am just used to looking at how great the 70-200mm f2.8 VR looks.