NOR ANY DROP TO DRINK — 3 YEARS AT MANCHAUG

Only Mother Nature knows where the water has gone.

SERENDIPITY

From The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (text of 1834)
By Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Water, water, every where,
And all the boards did shrink;
Water, water, every where,
Nor any drop to drink.

I’ve been talking a lot lately — for obvious reasons — about the drought we are not officially having. I thought it was time to show you what I see and how I know we are having a drought. And why I wonder how come no one except me seems to find this alarming.

All these pictures were taken at the same location: Manchaug. At the dam and the lake formed by the dam. And the river that used to feed this waterway, except that now it’s more like a puddle than a river.

Manchaug, September 10, 2011 Manchaug, September 10, 2011

This was shot on September 10, 2011. My granddaughter and I were wandering around and there it was. We…

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One thought on “NOR ANY DROP TO DRINK — 3 YEARS AT MANCHAUG

  1. We were out today shooting pictures at the dam on the Mumford, or what we call here “downtown.” The Mumford has shrunk from “the Mighty Mumford” to “the Mini Mumford.” It’s very shallow, but at least it is still there, which is more than I can say for some of our ponds and smaller tributaries. Thanks for the reblog 🙂

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