I've been watching the power outages. Yes, what else does an old math teacher do but create a graph? What I am looking for is progress. This morning, we (Ontario HydroOne) are down to 555 outages, and 30,000 without power. Progress. They are cleaning up from the storm, trains are still stopped along the Windsor Montreal corridor.
We made BBC news, things are so bad in North America! The drifting was awful all over. DW picked up on the mess in the US, 200 million without power, not realizing the storms covered the middle of the continent, and ignored the geopolitical border!
Dec. 23 – you can see they were getting a handle on things, then the winds began in earnest.
Dec. 25th – the wind was still howling.
I shoveled a path to the feeders. The birds have been having quite a time in the snow.
After being quite excited with three male cardinals and one female, Christmas Day we had 4 males with the female.
This is a 46 cm (18") ruler. I worked hard at this. We might have rain this week, seriously, and the snow gets heavy and wet in the melt. I had to remove it.