Monday, June 16, 2008


Thanks to those of you who have emailed asking if I am doing ok with the floods.  I am fortunate that I am clear from the waters, but feel terrible for everyone who is affected.  I live about 30 miles from Iowa City, where it is terrible.  Here are a few pictures.  The first & second pictures are of the Coralville strip, which is where so many business's are located.  Some probably not being able to reopen.  The last one is of the Iowa City baseball fields. The rivers are excepted to crest today I think, so it will be worse.  If you want to read more about it go to  It is absolutely amazing and unbelievable.


Janice Judge said...

So sorry to hear about that Melissa, last spring an area just 15 minute drive from us was flooded when the river crested. It was just awful. schools closed etc and just this past spring, people were just getting back into their homes after the clean out. My prayers are with you all...

Cheri B said...

I am going to have to let those brown beauties and rust raku flowers go. I'm sorry.. Have you gotten your torch back for those 's' links?
Just be sure and send in plastic ziplocks like you always do.
Thanks a million

Kristen said...

Thank goodness you are not affected, but I do feel for those who have lost so much! Glad to hear that you are staying dry!