Waking up this morning to seeing ice on all the trees makes me think of the ice storms of 2007 and 2009. I think it was the ice storm of 2007 that was particularly devastating. Every January I go on a guys trout fishing trip to Lake Taneycomo, near Branson MO. It was a long treacherous drive from St. Louis to Lake Taneycomo and there were trees down everywhere, power lines down, cars and trucks in ditches, some areas looked like war zones. All the older boat docks at Lake Taneycomo collapsed from the weight. We didn't have a wood stove at the time, but the one positive I remember thinking was all the wood that would be available from the cleanup for people that did.