Saturday, February 16, 2008

The Ice Storm


NOT A PRETTY picture, but we had an ice storm that caused a few huge branches from one of the huge pine trees in front of our house to come crashing down on the power lines, ripping them right off the front of our house.

Winter in Maine.



A close up of the major damage. Surprisingly, we never lost power.



The power lines on the frozen driveway.



Our vegetable stand littered with fallen branches.



A white birch in icy supplication.

7 comments:

wbg said...

Oooooh, this is awful........
Good for you that everything is still working and that you or Jop didn't get hurt!

MRMacrum said...

Yeah looks like my neighborhood. Whatcha gonna do? Retire and move? Other than the obligatory branches down and a few trees topped out, we weathered it fairly well.

Craig Hickman said...

Dank je wel, schoonzus.

mrmacrum, we aren't going anywhere. It's far too beautiful here.

CAROLINA URRA B. said...

it's terrible event... However the photographs are beautiful.

Craig Hickman said...

thanks for stopping by, carolina urra b.

elize said...

wow....were you at home when the branches came done?

Craig Hickman said...

I was home, elize. The lights blinked, but the power stayed on. I didn't hear it though.