We've had a terrible ice storm and there were 250,000 homes without electricity. Our home was one of them. We had a very chilly couple of days but the power is on but there are still almost 200,000 without and my Mom is one of them. The authorities are saying it may be another couple of days before power is restored.
There was lots of damage to the trees. One month ago I took this picture of a willow tree that I look at from my kitchen window.
This is what it looked like this morning. In the lower left corner the birch tree is missing. Many in the neighbourhood are bent over but not broken so perhaps when the ice melts it will straighten up if it isn't broken.
Willows suffer terribly in this kind of storm. Look at the icicles on this redwood!
The icicles formed on the wisteria vine but the weight of the ice on the juniper made it bend so that the icicles on the wisteria appear to be growing sideways!
Here you can see the ice on the mugo pine needles
and the mountain ash berries!
All of this has meant no sewing or blogging for me! Hopefully things will improve in the next few days so that I can resume work on my projects.
If I'm not able to post before December 25th I wish you and yours all the best of the season. And as always, happy sewing!