or as we say in Joisy, after the farookin’ flood.
If you recall my April 16 post, we had a lot of flooding in the area.
These are the steps to the small stone bridge in Kingston. This is what they looked like then:
And this is what they look like now. The car hidden by the trees would have been entirely under water.
This is what the stone bridge looked like on April 16; as you can see the entire ground floor and foundations of the house were submerged:
Yesterday I took this picture standing on that very bridge:
On April 16, the Millstone River, the Raritan and Delaware Canal and Carnegie Lake overflowed to the point where they became one torrent:
and Route 27 was closed because the bridge to Kingston was under water;
This is how far the waters have receeded; they are still slightly higher than usual but you can appreciate the difference by looking at the cars going over the bridge:
On April 16 Siggy helped me out with the podcast, which you can still listen to here. As I was telling him the other day, the Siggy has the fans. While at the podcast page, don’t miss my latest Blog Talk Radio podcast.