Rising Water

The Mississippi is still rising in Saint Paul, generating a wave of “Flood Tourism”.  People come down to look at the yawning river that now stretches into what was once solid ground.  It’s about as exciting as waking up in the morning, which is really all that the Mississippi is doing for the year.  Spring has returned to Saint Paul.  It becomes important, however, when you see how close we live to this wild and untamable creature that wakes up in a similar mood to any of us.

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