All access routes to the river were blocked.
Lots of folks walked onto the bridge
to check out the situation.
This time I agree:
Stay out of the park.
The water kept creeping up insidiously.
Higher and higher
People kept coming but were denied entrance.
A Fox 43 cameraman looked for an angle.
Break's over. Time to get back to work before
Mr. Nikolaus sees you.
Even this sign couldn't stop the river's advance.
These guys talked about it but couldn't stop
the water either.
Three feet to Agnes.
(I leaned way out to get this shot.
I'm nothing if not dedicated.)
It's too thick to navigate,
and it's too thin to plow.
And they just kept coming.
The canoe guy watched the river and finally
decided to move his boats out of the park.
But what's this? A porta-potty in distress!
Never fear - a courageous rescuer is at hand.
This guy is good.
Sure, everyone wants to watch, but no one
wants to do the heavy lifting. What about that
fire cop there? Yesterday, he was all up-in-your-face,
taking charge of everything, but now he can't
muster the strength to lift a finger.
Now the real work begins. This guy deserves
a raise or a bonus or a medal.
Anyway, the cones are still where I placed