A blanket of snow began to form across our farm. The small light, picturesque flakes turned to large flakes mixed with pellets of ice. It quickly accumulated on the ground, trees and power lines.
The livestock took shelter in the barn and the family retreated to the house. Then it happened. A flicker, then another, one more, and then the lights went off. Our electricity was out.
I live in the southwest corner or our county. The closest town is 15 miles away. Living in a rural area…