In years past, big winter storms were known for when the occurred: Blizzard of '78, Ice Storm of 2009, the April Fool's Day storm, that sort of thing. This one should've been "The Halloween Storm" but instead it got a name, just like a hurricane: Alfred. I just hope Alfred is an only-child-orphan with no family to come following his path!
|What late October SHOULD look like in central MA|
|What October 30, 2011 ACTUALLY looked like|
|Kind of scary - good for Halloween!|
|Pretty, too, in an awe-inspiring way|
Next post - what to do when you've had no power for 3 1/2 days and little hope of getting it back for at least 3 more.