That was the view from my deck on a sunny summer morning. Wow.
Readers, the tree stump is still in the ground, waiting for the final crew to come by and take it out. I hope the stump removal has little or no drama.
In the meantime, two lengthy power outages in the last year have made us a little more aware of what we need in terms of an emergency kit. Finding these photos on my phone reminds me: buy batteries. Keep the phone charged. Etc., etc.