I hereby lodge my official protest against the idea (and the reality) of 90-minute blackouts on late winter evenings - especially on nights when there are endless things to do in advance of tomorrow's predawn trip up for Julia's procedure. Ridiculous. At least my MacBook' battery was good for a Photo Booth shot of me and my trusty headlamp:


Forecast: Significant blowing and drifting, with the possibility of heavy accumulation in rural areas.