Sunday, June 26, 2011

Gavins Point Damn and win from Carol!

Happy Sunday all! Hope the day is going good for you!

I just wanted to share with you all the reason why there is so much flooding going on right now in Western Iowa and Eastern Nebraska. There is so much snow melt coming down the Missouri River from Montana so that means that this dam has to release water. And releasing is what it is doing!! Record release. We spent the day here Saturday in South Dakota. The force of this water being released is just unreal.

This was taken driving on the road to get to the damn.







Me...hoping not to get wet from the water spraying out.


These 2 pictures were taken from the Lewis and Clark Visitors building up above the dam. Very pretty but not good news.


Also Saturday, I received my givaway win from Carol over at Firecracker Kid Primitives. I totally love it. Her and her hubby Tim make the greatest stuff, excellent workmanship!! She also sent me this great jar with this great primitive label on it. Love it! Thanks so much Carol and Tim!



Have a wonderful week everyone!!


Debra said...

Gosh I can't imagine flooding like that- hopefully not all will be lost for the people in it's path.

Earlene said...

You took some greagt photos!

Primsue said...

Beautiful photos of the damn. Love the giveaway from Carol - congratulations!

Carmen S. said...

Love that dandelion root tea! no, all that flooding would not be a good thing at all, way to much of that this year!

Farmhouse prims said...

Wow, that water is scary, that is just unreal about the dams.
Congratulations on your winning Carols giveaway!!! Carol and her husband make the most awesome crafts. I really love that jar too. I am so happy you won!!!
Hugs, Lecia

Angela said...

I agree with Lecia, the water looks frightening. I would be scared to get so close. I have a terrible fear of water. The pictures are beautiful. Looks like a it would be a beautiful place. Pic of you and hubby are great. Love your giveaway win. Congrats. Thanks for sharing.

Lil Raggedy Angie said...

Great photos , thanks for sharing , the flooding this year has just been awful everywhere , my prayers for those affected , pictures like yours show the true power behind natures fury! Congrats on your win from Carol , wonderful goodes , Carol and Timmy do amazing work I agree! Enjoy your week! hugs
lil raggedy angie

Felicia said...

It's sooo sad about all the flooding. What awesome power water has. Congrats on your win from Carol, look great.


Firecracker Kid said...

Holy wow! Prayers for the folks who will be affected by this. Excellent photos you took gal.
Thanks to you gals for your compliments, and Brenda, I can't wait to see those all those FKP wood crafts displayed in your home:)