The power went out…nine-ish, came back on about…three-ish? We watched tree branches fall down at the house across the backyard. Crunch! I lay down in front of the fireplace for a nap, woke up with the sunshine in my face…woke up again when the fishtank started splashing…

A day off just isn’t the same when your spouse can’t play World of Warcraft. (Ray went outside and pelted us with snowballs.) One of our neighbors spend a while this morning knocking snow off his birdhouses and the lower branches of his trees…I think his wife chased him outside. On the plus side, Lee shoveled the sidewalk, and you know that wouldn’t have happened without a remote-control robot otherwise.