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It's always pretty good here on drainage. You wouldn't think so with the marsh and big ponds. Our pond is connected to the next one and that has an outlet stream. Eventually it all empties into Muck Creek, then the Nisqually River, and out to Puget Sound.


I didn't check out the other bigger stream. It would have required wading I didnt feel like doing. Can't just see it because of the vegetation and trees.

We've never had muddy water. Plenty of stabilizing plants. I let nature do It's thing over there. Means less issues for me.

Mom actually freaked out when I showed her the water flowing over the road and she asked where it all drains to. I told her to our place first. She thought we'd get flooded out but the water comes no where near the house.

I think just about every property on this road has at least one stream. This is where the culvert couldn't handle the amount so it was going over the road from the right to left. Could see the water bubbling out of the culvert with force several feet under as well. Not really flooded, but it was flowing water so I got to see one car slide sideways a bit because they tried to stay on the right side of the road.

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Well its that time of year again,,,, ready or not,
 

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It takes a special kind of folk that can live in this 5 to 6 months of the year


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and just like that- a day with no rain,, one could go out and plant peas and turnips and cabbage in this mildness
I'm jealous! Here I am, so far south we could darn near fall into the Gulf of Mexico and I just lost all my peas, and had some definite damage to the turnips and cabbage even though heavily mulched... :( Crazy weather, lol!
 

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I'm jealous! Here I am, so far south we could darn near fall into the Gulf of Mexico and I just lost all my peas, and had some definite damage to the turnips and cabbage even though heavily mulched... :( Crazy weather, lol!

i hope they can make a comeback and keep on growing. :)
 

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