Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Not A Fairy Tale Post !

A couple of nights ago at 2:30 a.m.
My husband and I woke to
a very loud and scary noise of
glass beaking.
You can see that at the top
of my roof line we lost
half of our ice dam.
And when this massive and very heavy
piece of ice decided to fall part
of it came crashing through
my office/craft room window !

This is what it looked like after I

lifted a chunk of ice that measured

about 12" x 12" x 8" and through it

back outside through the broken

window and ripped screen.

After I cleaned up all the glass

I hung out the window and

threw as many big chunks of ice

off of the roof as I

could to take the weight

off of my balcony roof.

There have been so many houses

and barns here and

businesses to that have had

roofs caving in !

This part also happend at 2:30 a.m.

The large rectangular

chunk of ice you see laying on the

ground hit my car on the

way down and left a

nasty dent by my headlight.

Another piece shattered the winshield on

my husband's company vehicle.

It hit so hard that it left an actual

hole in the windsheild & also

cracked his dashboard.

I am soooooo thankful that nobody

was out in my driveway when this

ice let go.

To add a little more icing to the cake......
My adorable little shop
Trinkets & Treasures
has had major leaking problems
since this severe winter weather
has started. Many days I have
arrived at my shop to find a mess.
May things have been water
damaged and now alot of items
are just mushed to the center
of the floor away from the leaky area.
A piece of the ceiling fell in
just the other day.
Needles to say I will be
moving my shop soon !
I found another cute little shop
just 2 miles down the same road.
I have much work ahead of me.
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Glenda/MidSouth said...

Oh my! I am sorry. You have had a lot to deal with. Sorry about all the damage

Sandy Michelle said...

Oh my gosh how tragic! I am so glad no one got hurt!!

Sandy XOXO

Shirley said...

How scary was that? I'm so glad that no one was hurt too!
Gee, this has been a real bad winter. I can't wait for it to be over and done with,
Think positive and sorry this happend to you..
Better days are coming,
Your Sincerely,

susan said...

Oh, Sue - I can't believe all the damage done by the ice dam on your roof! Yes, it's good no one was injured, but it still must be very upsetting to have to repair everything. We have been watching our own roof and keeping our fingers crossed.
And I can just imagine how badly the roof of your shop must be leaking, with all this ice and snow. I feel terrible that things have been damaged, but glad you will be moving to a "dry" location.
I'll stop by to see you soon.

xo Sue

Anonymous said...

This winter has been one of the worst I have seen. I am so sorry that you had that damage even though it was lucky that no one got hurt. I was also sad to hear about your little shop. I remember when you opened it and how much fun it was to see it all come together.