Irene, good night.


Well, that was fun.

Ok, not really. But I can’t bring myself to sit here and lament, after only two days, the minimal damage and difficulty we’ve had to live with since Hurricane Irene hit on Sunday. Considering the awful stories coming out of Vermont and upstate New York as well as points south of here, I am not going to whine over not having power, phones or internet at my virtually untouched home.

Sure, the communications have been cut off to my office, forcing me to work in my brother’s living room (thankfully he lives just beyond the damage zone). And it’s been kind of fun having ALL the calls from the office routed to my cell phone as I perch myself on his couch between his two adorable dogs. Hey, I’m so very thankful I didn’t have to go sit in a Starbucks or a McDonald’s somewhere and work. I must remember to thank my brother profusely for his choice of home location and internet service providers.

Not far from my house

Isn’t my friend’s daughter cute? I think I have to talk to her mommy about some safety issues. Mom insists she was far enough away from the nasty wires. I guess it’s just a perspective thing.

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