I think he did the same thing last night, although he was watching his computer screen instead of a television. He texted me several times during the night to make sure we were ok.
|The apple blossoms look rather bedraggled after the storm.|
I'm anxious to check the level in the pond today too. We gathered several inches of rain last night in a short period of time. Since we are on top of a hill, we didn't have to worry about flooding. I stood in the pond basin yesterday afternoon; it's been several years since the pond has been full. The water level was at least four feet lower than the overflow pipe.
|Still standing and providing shelter to blackbirds.|
We don't seem to have lost any trees. The horses were grazing in a corner of the pasture. The goats are hiding in their shed. Rosie, our livestock guardian dog, spent the night in the horse trailer after being spayed yesterday. I'll have to find the chickens - they usually roost in the open on the frame of a building we're tearing down. I've heard crowing this morning, so I know the rooster at least is ok, but they might be quite sodden.
P.S. - Everyone is fine, and the world looks washed clean and pretty!
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