Had to trudge out into this Tuesday afternoon to get coal to burn to keep the house warm.
A couple of dad's old vehicles.
Bubbles seemed to enjoy it.
Looking back towards the houses.
this pine is just to the left of those two old trucks from a few pics ago
This is the pine, and wood pile, from between the two houses
another wood pile
pine tree up close
Bubbles and Goober
The paper boxes and pine grove across the road in front of our house
looking down the road, a few broken trees
looking up the road, and the mail box
more pine trees
a fence post
where the pines give way to other types of trees
up the road again, dogwood tree in front of the little house
some garbage cans beside the house
The power went out sometime very early Tuesday morning (October 30th), and finally came back on today (Saturday, Novmeber 3rd). With the exception of a couple of flash lights the fire place was our only source of heat and light for the past week.
This is my niece, Julia, and her baby boy, Romin Conner. I took these a couple of days after Stormageddon 2012,
or whatever it’s being called. We had no power or water** and were
struggling through 90+ degree heat (Fahrenheit). We hadn’t bought a baby
pool yet but we got lucky and found a clean plastic tub. He seemed to
like it, and at least one of us got a bath.
*We used it on the tomato plants.
**We had warning that the water was getting shut off so we had plenty
of drinking water to use for his tubby. And we boiled it anyways to be