The epic 12 inch snowfall on Friday the 13th caused power outages all over this region. We were without power for 17 hours. But the biggest impact for this website was that the server farm in Kettle Falls which hosts Barreca Vineyards.com had power fluctuations that destroyed the server for our website. The restored backup lacked blog posts for the last 4 months along with inventory changes. We have a more regular backup system now but this is the first post since the blackout. The lost posts will be restored soon.
Under the Heat Dome
The old saying is “Everyone talks about the weather but no one does anything about it.” Well the talking has been going on big time now that global warming is blowing away all high temperature records every day. I even saw an article about new highs for low night time temperatures – ok whatever. Ironically… (read more)