We (at Chester) didn't get hit that hard but Halifax is a disaster zone. They were at a state of emergency until tuesday. The waterfront is destroyed. Public Gardens has most trees destroyed. Quite a mess. Our golf course lost about 100 trees but I have been talking to other supers and know of atleast two that lost 3000+ trees. Sailboats ended up in peoples homes. I drove around a small boat in the middle of the road. Pretty wild.
The in-laws still don't have power, and are gorging themselves on BBQ deer now that the freezer is starting to thaw. One of their neighbours up the street is running a generator and stringing extension cords so people can plug in their fridges. Bizarre!
Being a bowhunting I've always been fanatical about scent control. Whether it's sprays, carbon clothing etc. I've tried it. The best thing that I have found for eliminating human scent is Betadine. It's been used in hospitals and homes for decades as a defense against infections on minor scrapes and burns. It can typically be found near the pharmacy in any of the major "one stop shop" stores, and a bottle will last multiple hunting seasons.
Before every hunt possible I...