The flood waters have receded, the streets are more or less dry and we are–dare I say it?– almost finished the cleanup.
BUT take a look at this.
Yep, that’s the drainage canal. Just how much water can it hold? Enough to prevent another flood during the next one or two or ten storms predicted for the area in the coming weeks?
NO, there are no signs of backhoes or excavators coming to the rescue.
So we wait with fingers crossed for the end of hurricane season.
A shady corner to relax:
Walking the dog:
Spring Carnival parade:
Where do children get their ideas for play?
The munchkin and her friend built an elaborate shrine in the garden for a couple of dead snails.
Why a shrine? Well, roadside shrines to the people who have died in accidents are a common sight when driving in Mexico. They range from simple structures to elaborate monuments.
Here’s one at the site of a bus crash that resulted in multiple deaths.
Now we know what inspired the girls.
Chop off the top. Pour the coconut water into a plastic bag for the buyer to drink.
Scoop out the coconut.
Sprinkle on some chili,
And a squirt of lime.