Wednesday, November 6, 2013

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY - - Guess What It Is

Do You Know?

18 comments:

  1. Looks like a cave of sorts, but I have a feeling I am going to be wrong :(

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    1. Close, but not quite. I will reveal what it is at the end of the day what it is if no one gets it right by then. Thank you for your comment and guess!

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    2. Opening to a yellow jackets nest? Do you even have those nasty insects where you live?

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    3. Yes, we have those horrible things here, but NO, that wasn't it. Great guess, though!

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  2. looks like the beginning of a 2 holer out door toilet..lol

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    1. Yellow jacket nest....2 holer toilet......do NOT mix!!! ;)

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    2. This is so fun! I like the 2 holer toilet idea! I have been wanting an outside restroom so I didn't have to come dragging dirt in the house when I have been working in the yard and garden. Isn't either of those, though.

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  3. Ok, I got it! I found the picture on ................do you want me to spoil it for everyone else or not? I'll send you a private message with my answer.....

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    1. No, LInda, it wasn't the holes left from sweet potato vines, but that is the closest guess yet! You all keep the guesses coming! I will give you about 2 more hours, (around 9 to9:30 CDT), then I will post the answer.

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  4. I have no idea....I can see all the layers in it almost like a hold in a tree but I see leaves down in the hole too it looks like so ....no idea. I can't wait to hear what it is.

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    1. Yes, I am on Facebook, listed in the searches under tentfire (Anna Watts)

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  6. AND THE ANSWER IS . . . . It is a sinkhole, from an old, rotted out tree stump that was hidden under my driveway! I was sitting in my little chair the other day, taking a break from yard work, when all of a sudden, one of my chair legs just sunk way down into the ground. I jumped up before I fell in! There was a little hole there, and I stuck my hand in, but could not touch bottom. I pulled a little dirt back and could see a big hole. I used my narrow spade and popped the top of the ground off, and this is what I saw, along with several more of these tunnel looking things. Some of the "tunnels" went so deep, I couldn't even see the bottom of them. Apparently, there had been a tree there when my house was built, and it was cut down, covered over with a gravel driveway, and left to rot. As the last of the roots rotted away, a big hole, with these cool tunnels branching off was left. The hole was pretty big across, just under the surface of my driveway. If I had pulled my car all the way up in the driveway, my tire would have sunk all the way down into the hole! Since I live in the woods, it makes me wonder how many more there are of these under my house! I don't think this is how the contractors were supposed to do things.

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  7. Yes, sinkholes, exactly what I was gonna guess (cough cough) Thanks for sharing this it was really cool.

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    1. LOL LOL LOL,Jessica! And you would have guessed right, ha, ha. You are very welcome! And thank you for reading and following this post!

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  8. Very cool pic! I read your comment that it was a sinkhole. I was thinking a hole with an underground spring.

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    1. Talya, the spring part might not have been too far off, either. Although this was a hole made by a rotted out tree stump, I do live where there are MANY underground springs, and they could have contributed to making this hole and the root cavities as big as they are.

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