Opened the blinds this morning at 7 to see everything coated in ice. The wind is blowing and we have a combination or rain and sleet, mostly sleet. Now, nearly 4 hours later, absolutely everything is covered solidly in ice. The road is one big sheet of ice and it's still coming down. Supposed to do this for today and tomorrow, ramping up as the hours pass. Seems eerily similar to January 2009.
We called our trip to Atlanta off. Good decision. Traveling would be risky, especially in some of the areas we were to travel. Plus, we need to be here because if we lose power there is every possibility the water pipes might freeze. Definitely do not want that. At least by being home we can run the gas logs to keep the house warmish and prevent any frozen pipes.
We're all set and I have a pile of knitting and crocheting I can do to stay occupied. Not that I ever need anything to stay busy. I always have something to do.
My game plan is set for dinner meals in the event we lose power. Gonna depend on the crock-pot early on, then utilize the gas cooktop after that, if necessary. Got my fingers crossed that everything stays on. Still, this region is a little goofy. The electricity can go off because of a big rain storm. Ah, life in the country.