Hurricane Sandy made a not too welcome visit to the East Coast of the United States at the end of October. I should begin by saying we are fine, as is our property, but many others in our area were not. We were very lucky.
My story begins the Wednesday before the hurricane. My husband, Dan was leaving that evening for London to be in his best friends wedding. I had originally planned on attending as well, but with my six week old daughter travelling that distance, on a plane no less, was out of the question. I told him to go. This was his best friend since grade school – how could I say no? He would only be gone for 5 days and my parents agreed to come over and help me out a bit. No problem I thought. [Read more...]