Just a quick note to thank all of you who’ve inquired about our well-being following Hurricane Irene. Our family came through the storm almost embarrassingly fine – no loss of power, no flooding. Just 24 hours of steady rain, some branches down in the yard, and a huge family game of flashlight tag (in anticipation of losing our power). Here we are in the aftermath:
(I have NO idea why Fiona is posing like that with the broom, or where she even LEARNED to pose like that!)
Of course, the rest of the state was not as fortunate, and some of the photos of the devastation from other parts of Vermont have left me breathless. I’ve heard a few rumblings about initiatives to help those most affected, and will post anything interesting that I learn about here.