Living along the bank of the Grand River on Abrigador Trail, we are now official river rats--meaning that we live in a floodplain. But the term means more than that since my initials spell rat--and the reflections are ones both in my mind and on the water.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Ice Jams and the Fear of Flooding
Once again we're on flood alert, this time with a flash flood warning due to ice jams. Here is what we see out in front of our house this evening. It's beautiful but we are fully aware of the terrible power of the river.