Thursday, March 10, 2011


Under the powerlines, a swampy substation hums away.  The busy rodents have created a mote around this island of electricity, gnawing away at their own shoots and roots, energy for busy dambuilding.  This month's storms keep EPB men busy with felled trees and chaotic water.  The muskrats act busy, just soaking it up in their overflowing pond, chewing this or that.  Glad, maybe, to be ignored.


  1. industrious rodents. reminds me of a "groundhog condominium" as described by the person who found it in a hay barn in burlington that hadn't been used for about 20 years. He said that when he went to clear it out, about 15 of them held their ground against the bobcat he was operating.

  2. That looks the lake I n my neighborhood while it was drained showed channels