|Ice Storm 2007
December 10, 2007
|We got a big ice storm on the 10th of December
that stopped everything in its tracks - including a loss of power
over much of the area. It was a pretty major deal. Eric and I
were very blessed that we did not lose power - some people were without
power for more than a week.
I did get a kick out of the way the media had to make up a dramatic
name for it. We will now and forever refer to it as, "Ice Storm
Looking out the front window to the ice on the street.
|The icicles hanging from the eaves.
It was beautiful but we lost many, many trees in the metro area.
|Close-up of the ice on the bushes out front.
The bush was one solid mass because of the ice.
|Everything was totally covered with ice.|| We took a walk later that afternoon (and I didn't even fall
and took this picture of a frozen leaf that weighed about a pound.