Noah and Tabblo (Water in Arlington Mass)

Picture 1-34As you may have heard, we've had torrential (and I mean torrential) downpours here in Massachusetts. I happen to live on a little isthmus (look it up) between the upper and lower Mystic Lakes in Arlington Massachusetts.

 Miscellaneous Water 885513216303 0 BgEvery 5 or 10 years the Upper Mystic Lake decides that it wants to shake hands with the Lower Mystic Lake and basically water flows right through someone's back yard.

Well it happened again this time, and a neighbor collected some amazing pictures of the excitement. As you can see, for the first time ever I think, the National Guard was called in to help deal with the situation. Quite exciting.

Tabblo: Water

Equally exciting is that I took the opportunity to play with a new product called Tabblo and built this page in exactly 5 minutes using the images as raw material. Very nicely done! Here's the caption:

We live in a neighborhood in Arlington Mass that sits right between the upper and lower Mystic Lakes. As happens once every five or 10 years, with enough rain the upper and lower Mystic lakes link up, unfortunately right through somebody's yard. Here are some excellent pictures of that experience! ... See my Tabblo>

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Posted on May 16, 2006 and filed under Life.