Day 345 of Project 365: Trapped.

Today was a mess in Portland, downed power lines everywhere, huge branches from trees in the middle of the roads, and chunks of ice melting and dropping. The power was out from just past midnight until nearly sundown. Zen and I huddled together for warmth, when she could tolerate me. And the work party IContinue reading “Day 345 of Project 365: Trapped.”

Day 344 of Project 365: Ice capades.

Freezing rain continued to fall overnight, and I couldn’t get my car defrosted enough to drive in this morning. The roads and sidewalks were so icy that it took me twice as long to walk to and from the bus. But look at how photogenic the ice-covered trees are! The power has flickered twice this evening already,Continue reading “Day 344 of Project 365: Ice capades.”

Day 343 of Project 365: Snow day.

I survived! It was a bit painful waking up at a terribly early time this morning just to catch the bus, but come quitting time I was very glad that I wasn’t driving myself home. Trimet to the rescue! The bus couldn’t go faster than 25 miles an hour due to the chains on theContinue reading “Day 343 of Project 365: Snow day.”