This is so weird. Friday I was out several times. The last time I came down the road towards the house was about 4:30 after having picked Addie up. Last night we went out to eat with Jeremy and Angie. They picked us up and brought us home. As we got to within about 40 feet of our road, there’s a brand new sign that says “Impassable During High Water”. WHAT? We live on the corner right where the road goes down.
I said “Did y’all see that sign? Where did that come from?” Vince said “Jeremy took it down when he was trying to sell the house.” Jeremy said “Yes, they made me put it back up!” We laughed but really, it’s kinda not funny. Jeremy said they moved into the house in June, 2003 and they’ve never seen water on that road. Of course, I was worried about it and kept asking Vince “Could it ever flood here?” He said “No! Look how much higher our house is than the houses around us.” Looks about the same to me but you have to admit . . seeing that sign almost in your front yard is a bit unnerving.
I’m thinking . . should we get sandbags and keep them just in case? Should we build a big earthen dam around the house. And I’m wondering . . did that sign get up up after 4:30 on Friday afternoon or on Saturday? Vince was with me several times when we went out Friday. Wait . . we all went to the Farmers’ Market on Saturday. Addie and I went out around noon to get a Blizzard at DQ. That sign was not there until we saw it last night. It’s big and it’s BRIGHT yellow. I would have noticed that sign. Heck, I noticed it last night in the dark!
Weird . . the whole thing is weird.