Do you see how the tree came out by the roots? The ground is so saturated with water that the trees are just falling over during these big storms. There are -- I'm not exaggerating -- hundreds (some are saying a thousand) of trees down in West Lake Woebegone. Here my cousin Jenny and I are doing a Lewis and Clark photo shoot by the park. (Because we are silly that way.) You can see another example of how these big, healthy trees just crashed over:
I didn't take any more photos because it seemed sort of morbid to me. I'll leave that to my dad, the journalist. People were driving by all day to take pictures of Neighbor Dale's car. I wish I'd put a donation bucket out for him.