So, we had our first major snowstorm and this was the situation we woke up to – one of the birch trees on the side of our house was and is still hanging precariously over the power line. Then, we lost our power in the afternoon but thankfully, we have a generator! We would likely […]

Our First Snowstorm

Snowstorm in October? It’s actually not unusual or unexpected in Northeast Ohio but boy, was it a pain when we had one last week! Our backyard looked like a disaster zone with broken tree limbs everywhere – I think we must have had at least 20 decent-size branches down, with several of them on our roof. And of course, […]

Happy Summer

Whew! It has been hot, hot, hot these past couple of weeks and the storms kept missing us (not that I’m complaining since I would rather not have destruction all around just to get some rain). So on top of the extreme heat, we are super dry as well. After having barely any rain for about a month now, […]

Close Call

Last night, we had a severe thunderstorm that came through for a good hour and a half and it was so bad that we thought our house was actually going to get flooded this time. As it was dark, we couldn’t see most of what was happening (which was another scary part) but through the frequent […]