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Back Up and Running

November 1st, 2017

We had a wicked storm move through Maine Sunday night and into Monday. The winds came it at around 60mph, our bed was vibrating while we were trying to sleep, which we didn’t get much of as the winds raged outside. It was quite a wind storm, most of our part of Maine is still in tatters: roads closed, power lines down, electricity off. Our power went out early Monday morning and luckily, it came back on last night. Much of Maine is still without.

We lost one big tree in the front yard, it was dead anyways and needed to come down. Our shingles also took a beating, I found them laying all over the yard.

When I went out to the farm to get milk yesterday, there were still three trees down across the power lines on the short trip. They are saying it’s going to take a while for everything to get cleaned up and for power to be restored. We are lucky to live on a main road and main electric thoroughfare. It seems our power is restored fairly quickly. Being without power for two days isn’t too bad, especially when you have a generator to keep the freezer and the fridge going. For us, it seems that fall/winter are the times when we get bad storms.

What’s your season for bad weather?

One Comment to “Back Up and Running”
  1. Brenda on November 1, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    You are fortunate. We may not get power back until Saturday. We have a small generator keeping our freezers going. Let’s hope it lasts!

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