It's not nice to fool Mother Nature

Our Sugar Creek travels from here to the south of Osage on its way to the Cedar River (which is flooding at record levels from Austin, Minnesota all the way down to Cedar Rapids, Iowa). Just before it reaches the Cedar it passes by what’s known as Lime Kiln Road. At some point some years back our county decided to re-route the creek and eliminate a bridge.

Last weekend Sugar Creek decided it liked it’s old route better.

It will be interesting to see what they do with it now.

Sugar Creek riding away into the sunset

4 years ago:

Chicken butchering day

3 years ago:

Bad morning


Hair, hair, it’s everywhere

Things that made me happy today

2 years ago:

This, that & the other thing

1 year ago:


A little genealogy

Spinach, yum!

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11 Responses to It's not nice to fool Mother Nature

  1. This is crazy! We haven’t had rain in almost 3 weeks down here.I’m glad you guys are safe. I was thinking about you guys and your sweet farm as I watched the news a few nights ago. Blessings,Lyns

  2. Meg says:

    Woah! Crazy that your little creek is feeding those nasty floods I’ve been seeing pictures of everywhere. What a mess!

  3. Sea2Shore says:

    Wow! That’s quite a whole there. I hope everything gets repaired soon. There is so much devastation in the midwest right now. Lyns I hope you get some rain down there! Take Care

  4. Wow!! I’m glad you all are safe – I’ve been wondering hearing the weather reports from out there. Keep us posted!!Kris

  5. "JEANNELLE" says:

    Oh, my garsh! Quite a sight!

  6. WOW! That’s really a wash out!

  7. karl says:

    good for mother nature. she deserves a little rambunctiousness after all the trouble we have given her. that is, as long as no one got hurt?

  8. Patti says:

    WOW!!!! Great Pic!!!

  9. Suzanne says:

    Water will have it’s way….it will not be denied. And it’s downright scary when it gets moving.Glad you, your family and your livestock is safe.- Suzanne, the Farmer’s Wife

  10. Country Girl says:

    Those are some impressive pictures!

  11. Gabi says:

    I’m in Cedar Rapids….it’s been unreal! Cool pics! We got some really good ones too!

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