Friday, March 28, 2014

Gone Fishin'


This is McDonald Lake. 

It's Amarillo's newest lake.

When I heard that, I was a little confused.  But we now live in a part of the country where all the water has dried up, and all the lakes are man-made.

When we drive around, we go over bridges that cross very large dried up river beds.  I don't know how long ago the rivers were there, or if they ever come back in a rainy season, or if there ever is a rainy season.  But I do know that the Red River was once very large, and now it is a wide red clay river bed that is dry and cracked.

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