It started on the 15th with a lovely snowfall.
It snowed the 16th, 17th and 18th.
The morning of the 18th DH started
plowing. This is looking down our
driveway. The snow was so heavy
on the branches. I tried to gently
knock what I could off the
Japanese Maples. But that night we had a
My car is under all this. This was one of my
favorite trees right outside my studio.
what can I say...
The ice was so heavy...
The tree just shattered...
The big alpines, cedars and pine frozen in place.
I could hear trees breaking. It sounded like gunshots. The road to our home
had so many trees down it took hours and hours
to clear. Trees still hanging low today.
People say what a neat photo...I think the
tree was crying. I know I was...
All my Japanese maples are broken along
with several other trees.
After 100 plus hours of no power we left with the cockateil and dog.
We now have power but they say another storm is do tonight.
I hope not. We have run out of firewood. There is so much cleanup
to do but we will wait until the snow and ice all melt.
There are still people out of power and I sure feel for them.
The crews from Rocky Mtn Electric, Montana we thank for coming to our rescue.
Thanks to the 100's of linemen who came to Washington's rescue.
I hope to be back tomorrow. I'm not sure I will ever feel warm again.