EVERY once in a great while, Dallas will feel the full extent of winter's approaching fury. We usually don't feel any blip in the balmy breeze until February, with many a memory of our first 'freeze' right around Valentines. This year, however, Mother Nature came calling early.
More than 100,000 customers and many friends of mine were without power yesterday and today, with temps hovering around 23F. Over 400 departing flights from DFW were cancelled and there have been two deaths in the storms aftermath and incidents.
I left the house briefly today to conduct a meeting that was one day overdue for a lease transition. The roads saw a bit of thawing overnight, and refrose - with more expected tonight. I would not recommend leaving the comforts of home, if you can avoid it.
And if you aren't fortunate enough to have a backyard flanked with thick, constantly-needs-trimming bamboo, this is what you are missing. It looks as if our backyard space has been swallowed up by the creature from beneath.
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