"Send pictures!" the girls texted from their respective colleges. "What does the snow look like?"
My husband was watching a game, so he used words and not pictures. "Crazy, thick, and wet," he wrote. "Bad for trees."
Emphasis on the last line.
Maybe Garth has magical powers because, on cue, the house shuddered and went dark.
Emphasis on shuddered. Literally shook.
Fortunately the tree that was the culprit did not fall on the house, but it did fall in the drivewat, and in so doing took out wires. And, not only did those wires connect our power, cable, and phones, they also now block access to all cars and garages.
We have food.
And a generator.
And books and games and projects.
All good, because we weren't going anywhere for a while.