The awe and the thaw

The highs and lows of a freezing week in Austin.

The horrors of last week’s storm and infrastructure failure in Texas leave me almost speechless.

Almost.

For the first part of the week, I was without power, shivering most of the time, eating dinner in the dark and then going to bed under a pile of blankets. Frank and I still had running water, though, but when that ran out on Wednesday morning, I decide…

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