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Droughts happen

October 8, 2011
By GARRY BRANDENBURG , Times-Republican

DROUGHTS HAPPEN. Even though most of Iowa has not been hit with a dry spell similar to the one currently underway from Florida to Arizona, we too have experienced droughts before. Interspersed between droughts are periods of too much water. So mankind, what are we to do? Answer: Just like we have done in times past, our options are to endure and adapt. We must take Mother Nature's mood swings in stride because we are powerless to do anything other than adapt.



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