These pictures are taken a few hours before the freezing rain began to fall. Pictures taken after the ice storm are too terrible to publish!

1/04: About 10 inches of light powder covered everything. I thought we were going to get lucky and there wouldn't be any damage. The power was even still on.

We were having a pretty good time. Hot chocolate, snowball throwing, everything.

No creeking or groaning sounds coming from the house.