Hurricane Sandy is bringing the creek up for a minor flood. Here is what the river looks like at around 9 feet (and rising).

The river is up to the top step of the stairs we usually take to go down to the river.

Top step to go.

And the suspension bridge over the creek is now a floating bridge.

Floating bridge.

Why are we not in a panic? Because NOAA knows where the river will peak, and they’re telling us. Science rocks.