Showing posts from October, 2012

Hurricane Sandy!

This is what Hurricane Sandy did to parts of New York City and New Jersey.  Although precautions were taken as expected, the storm was a little more aggressive and vigorous than anticipated. Most of the states on the East Coast were battered mercilessly by Sandy, including North Carolina and Connecticut. Funny, I was just in NC last week.

Subways in NYC are flooded and the One World Trade Center renovation site had a massive flood.
This whole unfortunate even is made even more dramatic because these are states not used to hurricanes or hurricane-related events. Some places in NYC, Queens experienced fires along with Sandy.

Thankfully, not everywhere was completely disastrous. I, for one feel like I am lucky. Although the power went out for a full day and trees fell in my neighborhood and power outage occurred at work (MBL) and Brown cancelled classes for a couple of days, I am safe and my family in NY is safe. My brother and his family are safe.  It's surprising how close to the …