Just after the power went out last night there was the unmistakeable crack of a nearby tree going down. When that happens it's as if you've taken a nasty fall, quickly checking yourself afterwards for cuts, bruises, breaks or sprains. All systems go? Great. Checking from all our windows we could see no damage.
John is pretty glad he bought a new hard hat two weeks ago.
It is still treacherous out there because of the overload of snow on branches.
Every few minutes a thunderous avalanche crashes down from the fir trees. Scary!