Almost three weeks after Blizzard Grayson (dang already has a wiki page) dumped 16+ inches of snow onto Salem and sea water flooded streets and basements in many parts of Salem, the enormous ice floes left behind still dot Blubber Hollow.
The floes were lifted out of the North River Canal along Bridge Street in upper Blubber Hollow. So enormous are they that they still float in Leslie’s Retreat Park at the top of Blubber Hollow, despite many days since of 50-plus degree temperatures. For orientation, the mysterious Blubber Hollow Planters are to the right out of the frame of the photograph. Given the size of the ice floes they’re likely to be with Salem until deep into spring. They do so resemble primitive beasts crawling up out of river muck.
And when he came to the place where the wild things are, they roared their terrible roars and gnashed their terrible teeth and rolled their terrible eyes and showed their terrible claws. — Where the Wild Things Are