The threatened weather event came to fruition hours past its predicted arrival. Within 40-minutes of its arrival we lost power. The new generator fired up, and we have lights, cold food, the fan on the wood stove, and most important, the sewer pump. Our internet provider is out, but we still have a cellular connection, and thanks to the generator, a way to keep the batteries on our devices charged.
The house has been pummeled by fir cones and branches. The cat is staying very close, but not quite cowering. We’ll let him sleep with us tonight Time to check the power company’s outage map!