Hello and Welcome! It’s early afternoon. Actually, early Sunday afternoon. I usually do coffee on Saturday morning. I mean, we can still have coffee, but I haven’t made any in a few days. Now comes the confusing part – As you know, I always say something about where I am, but today I am going say “so where were we?” Because, truthfully, I just got home New Hampshire, but I was on Cape Cod all weekend, and I want to talk about The Cape, so I’m using a Cape Cod Coffee Share photo, not a New Hampshire one. Got it?
I went down to Cape Cod on Wednesday evening. I had already asked for Friday off work, so it was supposed to be a bit of a vacation.
Thursday was beautiful, feeling almost like April. I took a long walk after work. There were insects, bugs out! That was on the 1st of March. Bugs. Wow, strange. And more birds than I’d seen on a single walk. All types, even some I usually don’t see until April or May.
And then the Weather Bomb hit.
It rained all night Thursday and all day Friday. The wind was strong, very strong. And then it got worse.
Sometime around 5:30 or 6 the wind really kicked in. At about 6 the power went out. We have a generator, but it didn’t come on. I went out a few times to see if I could figure it out, but I decided, seeing things fly past, that being outside was stupid.
Later, the wind died down a bit and I saw the tree across the power lines. Continue reading