High Water And Mr. Five By Five

Here’s the latest in the Rifftides spring series. The snow is melting fast in the mountains and the rivers are running high. From today’s early afternoon cycling expedition, you see the Naches River just before it merges into the Yakima and below that, a branch of the Yakima River near downtown.

Naches RiverYakima River

The forecasters say that the rivers in the Pacific Northwest are within a foot of flood stage, which is plenty high enough. Just ask Jimmy Rushing.

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    Man – I love that river of reverb on Morello’s drums!! Brubeck shows himself to be a master accompanist behind Rushing: he dances about the same way Sweets did around Billie! Thanks Doug – quite apropos!