Watery Wednesday #114: Our Cascade

Water flowing down the ditch in front of our front yard wall. Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. November 17, 2010.

This is my post for Watery Wednesday.  To see more of our beautiful watery world, or to join and post your own pictures to share, click HERE.

This little cascade doesn’t seem like much, but it was a very welcome sight for us.  We’ve had a very dry summer here on the Plateau, but it finally started to rain Monday.  We never had a real hard downpour, but it did rain fairly steadily through Tuesday afternoon.  When I went out Tuesday morning I saw water coming down this little drainage ditch in front of the wall we built last year.

This was the first time since early Spring that we had water going down ‘our’ cascade.  That’s why the sight is so welcome to us.

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15 Responses to “Watery Wednesday #114: Our Cascade”

  1. Mildred Says:

    The rain was a welcome sight!

  2. MaryBeth Says:

    Well let’s hope the cascade doesn’t become a torrent and wash out the wall as it did the first year it was up. Remember??? MB

  3. Susie Says:

    I like your little cascade of water George. Love it when we need rain and get it like that.

  4. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    What a delightful little cascade! Great capture, George! It is wonderful to see the rain when it’s needed. I’d be delighted to send you some of ours!! Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!

    Sylvia

  5. Kathy Says:

    Look at you guys!!! If you’re not visiting beautiful waterfalls all over the region, nature is creating them for you in your own yard!!!

  6. Rose Says:

    We had drizzling rain yesterday…I drove home in it. Just enough to keep the windshield wipers going. It was and is needed here…burn bans have been in effect all over.

  7. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Your own little water fall,how special is that!
    Blessings,Ruth

  8. Judy Says:

    That is a long time to be dry! Glad you are getting some rain to get the trees ready for the winter!

  9. Shirley Says:

    So welcome is rain when there has been little. The moisture is definitely appreciated by the land.

  10. Tricia Says:

    It rained a little here in SeMo this summer, but it was dry for the most part. Glad ya’ll finally got some much needed rain in your neck of the woods

  11. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Why George, you have actually made your own waterfall!! When I first saw this picture, I thought it was some strange waterfall with steppes in a park or something!

  12. 2sweetnsaxy Says:

    I think it’s great! I want one. 🙂

  13. ewok1993 Says:

    waterfalls come in all sizes and shapes – and every one of them are pretty. just like people – all unique and pretty in his/her own right.

  14. Linda G. Says:

    You have a mini waterfall right in your yard!

  15. Loren McGhee Says:

    How peaceful to have your own water feature like this! I just love the sound of water…in anyway it comes down! So glad you got some much needed rain!

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