The last two days have been disrupted by Hurricane Leslie as she barreled through, taking trees and power lines with her. With winds clocked at 137 km per hr there was a lot of damage on the property to trees, luckily no structural damage or not much. Power was out for about 30 hours for the farm and the generator was called into action for basics - and to please the chickens who like a little light later in the day. I know, night lights for chickens, but have to keep those egg layers happy!
Most of St. John's was closed down for the day due to the high winds, downed power lines and poles, trees and debris flying. I didn't attempt to head into the city as I didn't know what streets would be closed or what may fall in my path or if there even would be power at work.
I spent some down time finishing up the demo piece I started in the workshop last weekend. This is watercolour on gessoed tissue.
Trees went down all over the farm.
at the pond...
the back road to the woods...
at the edge of the driveway
within the woods near the house
and in the driveway
Lots of clearing up to do, but power was restored this afternoon and life gets back to normal, more or less. I guess there'll be lots more firewood that wasn't planned for this year.