It has kept snowing, though not quite as fast as earlier; trees and roofs still occasionally shed their overburden with muffled* thunder and now the wind is picking up. Temperatures have dropped a little but nowhere near the dreadful lows yet to come.
Me, I chickened out on the back yard and made a new snow gauge instead:
It was a tricky shot, as the weather is doing this:
...Except when it is doing this:
My "backup heat" plan was to start cooking and keep cooking. French
toast for breakfast, cantaloupe with fresh-squeezed lime juice for midday
snack and this for dinner, simmering for hours:
Still having power issues -- went way low a few minutes ago, then shut off and came back.
* Not just a muffler -- mittens, snow pants, heavy coat and a warm hat. That muffled.
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