Sunday, March 23, 2008
What a record year for snowfall meant for a friend's backyard
Global warming notwithstanding, it turns out to be a record year for snowfall in many places around the world.
T sent along some before-and-after pictures of his backyard.
June 2006 (a gentle bank descends to a tiny creek, which is hidden by the foliage)
March 2008 (after the most recent 20 inches of snow melted and the resulting flood tore out a good chunk of the backyard)
T wanted to know whether he could sue the town for some out-of-control runoff. I helpfully suggested he go after Al Gore. John Edwards may be available.