Tuesday, January 23, 2007


I'm reading about the Army Corp of Engineers trying to assure the citizens that even if the old and frighteningly dangerous dam at Lake Cumberland (is that spelled right? I don't want Eric pouncing on my proofreading again... it seems I can't spell my grandfather's home town). They say that there is not much risk of a failure of the dam which would put a whole lot of Kentucky and Tennessee under water. Hey, Eric... you down stream from that damned thing? Hope not, but I can lend you some water wings if you need them.

Here's the link: http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/wire/sns-ap-dangerous-dam,0,3848746.story?coll=sns-ap-nationworld-headlines

Of course, this was an AP story. Those guys may have their heads up their keesters again...they seen to have it up there most of the time.