a preponderance of punctuation marks (reedrover) wrote,
a preponderance of punctuation marks

Death by chocolate ice cream

We went down to the store for ice cream, and while we were there, the storm blew in. CK drove us home in whipping wind and gusting rain... Then it became beating wind and sheeting rain. We stopped multiple times to pull trees out of the road. CK dodged and swerved and plain ran over a lot of debris on a rather wild four-mile ride home.

We got home to no power (it's still out - shocker!) and to my amusement, CK pulled the car right up to the front porch. It is a smart move, though, since it spreads out the targets and reduces the chances that one tree can take out all three vehicles. Of course, just after we got inside there was a large cracking-tree sound from the northeast of the property, toward the front left corner of the front pasture. CK reports that it also looks like something is down on the truck too. The joy...

Tags: commute, home

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