Joanna Sharf, of Cornish, N.H., guides a wire up from the basement to the first floor of a client’s house in Wilder, Vt., on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Sharf specializes in re-wiring old homes at her business Emily Electric, a name that alludes to her love of literature and poet Emily Dickinson. (Valley News / Report For America – Alex Driehaus) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.