Creeks

by leahplotz

No, not creeks in your knees or creeks in the floors. Creeks–or cricks, in Iowan.

On our trip back to Melbourne from the NSW coast, we crossed and saw several rivers and creeks–including the Hollywood-famous Snowy River and a town called Lake’s Entrance.

There were so many funny names for creeks along the Princes Highway that I started to write some of them down. Think Pioneers, re-naming everything they came across…I guess after a while, their creative energies started to deplete…

Dry

Waterhole

Blind Joe’s

Tom’s

Sam’s

Eleven Mile

Luncheon

Dinner (2)

Wombat

Cow

Emu

Sheepwash

Scrubby

Reedy

Middle

Toomuc

Advertisements