After what seemed like days of weather watches and special statements it was hard to take the forecasts seriously. But Thursday the expected freezing rain did begin and by early evening if was obvious there would be a mess by morning. The power went out as most people were preparing dinner. We enjoyed a candle light dinner of take out pizza and the lights came on just before bedtime
We fell asleep listening to branches crashing down and I debated whether the vehicles were safer parked on the road or in the driveway under the trees. The only major branch we lost fell over the fence within inches of the neighbour’s camper trailer. So there is lots of cleaning of small branches.
The power went out again at dinner time which meant serving rather undercooked and frosty veggies for Easter family dinner, but everything else was done. The lights came on as we finished dessert.
Saturday morning dawned sunny with the ice still on the trees. It was dazzling. But, we are still hearing chainsaws as everyone tries to clean up. Some folks are still without power. I’ve posted more photos on my Google albums.