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Our situation is much improved...

March 01, 2017 11:14AM
We are not, however, out of the woods. Levee is very much repaired. Local dam held off releasing flood water until we could do as much as possible... whether it's enough?

We don't know... they are going to be releasing more water any day now... a little over 50% more... that to prepare for the snow melt. All we can do now is wait to see if the levee can handle it.

Today I am fixing some things in the house that are easier to fix now that the house is basically empty. I've moved some stuff back but no more than what we can evacuate again in a very short time.... like and hour or two. That means VERY good news - I'm sleeping in a bed again. I'm not very keen on those blow up air mattresses. laughing smiley

Thanks for asking Mama. Geez... I miss my Ram's news... maybe tomorrow I can try to catch up a little. - JamesJM

  OK, If the Dam fails I have left something for all of you

ferragamo79709February 13, 2017 03:06PM

  Been following the news closely....

JamesJM363February 13, 2017 03:15PM

  Thanks so much, '79...

sstrams285February 13, 2017 04:57PM

  Re: OK, If the Dam fails I have left something for all of you

waterfield286February 13, 2017 05:58PM

  signed vintage football cards of

ferragamo79318February 14, 2017 04:43PM

  I want them NOW !

waterfield247February 14, 2017 06:35PM

  hoping the best for you

21Dog258February 13, 2017 06:19PM

  left you all my Kate Perry and Clay Aiken CDs

ferragamo79317February 14, 2017 04:44PM

  Re: left you all my Kate Perry and Clay Aiken CDs

21Dog311February 14, 2017 08:07PM

  I hope you keep safe

Atlantic Ram268February 13, 2017 08:34PM

  shame of all this is........

21Dog285February 14, 2017 04:29AM

  I read just yesterday that there are MANY old dams out there.

Ramgator290February 14, 2017 07:24AM

  Ever see the TV Special about building the Hoover Dam?

JamesJM282February 14, 2017 08:44AM

  back home tonight

ferragamo79294February 14, 2017 04:42PM

  good to hear

21Dog253February 15, 2017 04:11AM

  Thank God!

Drew2839337February 15, 2017 07:32AM

  thanks Drew

ferragamo79267February 15, 2017 10:28AM

  giant sea turtle?!

Drew2839278February 16, 2017 02:11PM

  Re: thanks Drew

IowaRam267February 16, 2017 02:24PM

  That was a cute commercial!

Drew2839255February 17, 2017 06:11AM

  good the hear the evacuation was lifted

JoeMad258February 15, 2017 06:13AM

  thanks Joe

ferragamo79250February 15, 2017 10:26AM

  glad you're ok!

JoeMad269February 15, 2017 11:36AM

  A brief explanation of what is happening

ferragamo79303February 15, 2017 10:24AM

  Glad you are safe and thanks for posting the link you did

LesBaker277February 16, 2017 09:01AM

  thanks Les

ferragamo79255February 17, 2017 10:09AM

  Can I still have it even though you are safe?

LesBaker284February 17, 2017 03:21PM

  More rain-10 inches-on the way Sunday night through Monday night (nm)

waterfield252February 16, 2017 09:26AM

  Just got word we could be flooded as well....

JamesJM303February 16, 2017 01:08PM

  stay safe James

JoeMad278February 17, 2017 01:45PM

  Getting ready to evacuate.

JamesJM271February 17, 2017 03:31PM

  Seriously? Hang in there man..

sstrams279February 17, 2017 03:47PM

  local newspaper account........

21Dog273February 17, 2017 07:13PM

  a television report on the situation

21Dog362February 18, 2017 03:34AM

  Thanks 21..

sstrams296February 18, 2017 04:59AM


IowaRam279February 18, 2017 05:34AM

  Re: Crazy

21Dog276February 18, 2017 05:41AM

  Iowa, if you'll remember..

sstrams260February 18, 2017 07:05AM

  so sorry to hear that

21Dog260February 17, 2017 07:06PM

  Me too

waterfield262February 17, 2017 07:21PM

  Quick update...

JamesJM331February 18, 2017 02:39PM

  Hang in there, Jimmy!

sstrams282February 19, 2017 05:50AM

  Re: Quick update...

Shaky254February 19, 2017 02:36PM

  Re: Quick update...

RAMbler298February 20, 2017 02:18PM

  Just an update

JamesJM275February 26, 2017 08:01AM

  ugh....keep us posted if you can

ferragamo79263February 20, 2017 03:06PM

  We have evacuated. (Nm)

JamesJM244February 20, 2017 05:55PM

  final post from my home.

JamesJM250February 20, 2017 06:08PM


IowaRam360February 20, 2017 06:16PM

  Re: final post from my home.

21Dog370February 20, 2017 07:25PM

  Not sure what to say

Atlantic Ram275February 20, 2017 08:06PM

  Re: final post from my home.

Anonymous User261February 21, 2017 01:26AM

  Re: final post from my home.

sstrams263February 21, 2017 03:59AM

  thanks for updating us

zn233February 22, 2017 03:57AM

  Im on the run will text later stay safe NM

LesBaker257February 22, 2017 04:08AM

  update from SF Chronicle

21Dog303February 21, 2017 07:19AM

  Fingers crossed there, 21..

sstrams313February 21, 2017 07:25AM

  update on Jimmy's part of the state......

21Dog276February 22, 2017 04:21AM

  I got a quick pm from him last night..

sstrams366February 22, 2017 04:45AM

  Re: I got a quick pm from him last night..

21Dog242February 22, 2017 04:56AM

  I hear ya..

sstrams255February 22, 2017 05:03AM

  Holding so far. Attachments

JamesJM291February 22, 2017 05:50AM

  thanks for the update nm

21Dog282February 22, 2017 06:38AM

  great news!

ferragamo79247February 22, 2017 05:22PM

  Re: Holding so far.

MamaRAMa288March 01, 2017 07:34AM

  Our situation is much improved...

JamesJM172March 01, 2017 11:14AM

  Glad to hear..

sstrams244March 02, 2017 03:23AM

  I'm sore...

JamesJM251March 02, 2017 07:23AM

  I'll bet!

sstrams249March 02, 2017 07:43AM

  Be honest

LesBaker253March 02, 2017 10:34AM


ferragamo79245March 02, 2017 11:25AM


JamesJM144March 02, 2017 03:39PM


Atlantic Ram269March 04, 2017 05:36PM