Cruising Through an Ice Storm

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Views through the windows

by Lorraine Payette (posted after the power came back on)

December 22, 2013 – Sunday – Home (near Gananoque, Ontario, Canada):

Technically, this is the second day of “ice storm 2013”. Funny how people are affected differently in different areas, with no two seeming to have the same experience.

“Thousands without power…” “Traffic ground to a halt…” “All unnecessary road travel banned throughout the region…”

The news has stories of discomfort and disaster – tree limbs falling, people getting injured, but nothing like it was in 1998. We’ve learned some things since then, improved our technology, and for some, at least, things are better this time around. – to read more>