the more you know the less you need

the more you know the less you need

The Big Fix

The Big Fix

A furious winter storm blew through here yesterday.

I watched a tree fall, hit the power line, and then land on the roof of a house. We were without electricity (and the Internet) for 12 hours. Unlike many of the houses in the area, we do not have a wood stove or a generator. So we were in the dark, and in the cold. Not much fun.

But this morning, the light and heat returned. As coffee was brewed and bread was toasted, I had a new-found appreciation for that which we take for granted on a daily basis.

Outside our window, crews have been working virtually round the clock. And although power was restored seven hours ago, they are still there.

Amazing how much chaos a wind and a tree can cause.

 



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