We lost power yesterday just before 4:30 a.m. and it wasn't back until 7:00 p.m. When I finally pulled myself out of bed, not looking forward to the increasing cold creeping into the house, I peeked outside and saw an incredibly beautiful wonderland.
Trying to stay warm wasn't all that difficult as I babysat our sump pump to make sure it didn't overflow and flood the basement. Between helping my brother-in-law hook up a portable generator and my occasional bailing water the old fashioned way using a pot and a large bucket, we managed to keep the cellar dry until the electric was back.
As the temps rose the ice began to fall often taking large tree limbs. We lost a limb off of a much loved maple and this spring we will probably have to replace it. I stood on the deck listening and watching as the ice fell and smacked the ice-hardended surface of the snow. Eventually fog slowly rolled in and I love when fog and snow get together as they make for some great photos!
The Three Trees!
Red, white and fog all over!
ET in tears . . . after an all night binge!
And last, but not least, is the photo I mentioned in Tuesday's post, the snowman the neighbor's built. This has to be THE best snowman I've seen in a long time.
Hmmm, I've got a "red" theme going on in this post. Come on sun!! It's time for some warmer weather!!!