Oregon Flooding and Other Disasters

The Governor has declared a state of emergency here in Oregon, due to flooding. They are calling this a 100 Year Flood. Many in our community are in real trouble. This picture was taken just a couple of miles from our house.

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I drive by this house quite often. It’s so sad to see it in danger of being lost.

photo found on facebook
Newt and I spent a couple of hours volunteering at a sandbagging station yesterday and may try to get back out today. Other than that all we can do it pray.
Thankfully for us, other than a leaky roof (which Walt seems to have under control now) we are high and dry. I guess we’ve already had our turn when it comes to flooding. We’re lucky.

Scratch that. Walt just asked me to google How to Clean Slug Slime Off the Couch. It seems that a fat one came in with him from the roof repair.
We may have to move.


  1. What a mess! I’m glad you guys are high and dry.
    SLUG slime?!?! Ewww!

  2. Wow-didn’t know there was flooding in Oregon (that might have something to do with my lack of interest in the news…) Glad you’re OK and that you’re able to help!

  3. Yikes! Has the rain stopped yet?



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