What happens when a southern rain storm meets a northern cold front right over New England? You lose power for 6 days. I am certainly glad my husband bought that generator 15 years ago so we could have heat, light, and refrigeration, sometimes even water (when we shut everything else off.)
It was like luxury camping with no packing and a real bed. Still, I think I would like to schedule things like that.
Now we are getting a foot of the ol' fashioned white stuff. White Christmas anyone?
The ice storm caused quite a bit of damage, but a bit of beauty as well: