The Crooked Creek has Dried

Edgewood, Nature, Summer

The creek that overflowed the county road in late spring has dried up.

End May 2015 Flood-0039

A blue heron fishing on the county road overflowed by the Crooked Creek in spring

Aug2015 Dry Crooked Creek--2

Dried up Crooked Creek in August


The water outlet under the county road, which was overloaded in spring, is now exposed.

End May 2015 Flood-0059

Water crossing the county road as the outlet underneath overloaded, in spring

Aug2015 Dry Crooked Creek--4

Now the outlet is exposed


Rippling water on the road is now replaced by yearning tree roots on the creek’s bank.

June 2015 Flood-0014

Water from the creek rippling on the road in spring

Aug2015 Dry Crooked Creek--3

Tree roots on the creek’s bank yearning for water in August


Occasional entertainment in the sky has changed from spring rainbow shows to fleeing white herons above the hay field.

June 2015 Rainbow-

Spring shower rainbow

July 2015 Hay Mowing-0036

White herons fleeing the hay field


The nearby Mill Creek is receding, too.

Aug2015 Mill Creek--2

Mill Creek in August

The beauty of August in East Texas.

Photographs © 2015 Ine Burke |


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