Well, I’m kind of giving away the current time lag I’m on (give or take a day) by telling you that Tropical Storm Isaias is bearing down on us.
I’ve never been a big user of Twitter. I forget sometimes that I even have an account.
But over the last week, since Hurricane Sandy came through and knocked the power out (and knocked everyday life around here back a century or so) I’ve been an avid user.
PSE&G was tweeting updates — Continue reading “Fully empowered (@PSEGdelivers, #NJstrong)”
On Wednesday, I fled my apartment.
Continue reading “Conditions on the ground (#NJstrong)”
This is going to sound like I’m mad at PSE&G for the power being out. I’m not. Sandy was an unprecedented storm and it did tremendous damage and my power issues are minor in the grand scheme. Plus I know that an unfathomable number of people are without power and that their crews are working around the clock to get things fixed.
Continue reading “Powerless, for the moment (@PSEGdelivers)”
The storm blew through, ripping down branches and power lines, and flinging anything and everything else it could in all directions.
Continue reading “Survival”
I woke up from nightmares – about the storm of a project at work, not about the actual storm that’s approaching – but since there’s so little I can do about The Nightmare Project at present, I just moved straight into storm readiness.
Honestly, I hadn’t been doing a lot to prepare. Continue reading “Hatches battened”
Apparently, the storm that’s heading for the East Coast at present – call it Hurricane Sandy or Frankenstorm or Continue reading “Impending doom”
And sometimes, in the interest of letting him be the man, you’re better off not even trying. Continue reading “You can’t tell a man anything”
The township woke me this morning. We’d been up late, or early as it were, alternating between actual entertainment and what the boy sarcastically called “the end of the world” (aka the weather reports). Continue reading “Post cataclysm”
I can feel Hurricane Irene coming, by virtue of the fact that I wake up with the headache again. Egad, please don’t let this be the shape of the next few days. Continue reading “She’s coming”