What can I say. This one had me worried for good reason. While I do live on the east coast, I'm at a high enough elevation that most storms don't shake me, mentally or physically. This one did.
From what I can understand, Sandy was over 1000 miles long, effected 21 out of the 50 states, had winds of up to 70+ mph winds and had rain on one end and snow on the other. All this even before she touched land and was downgraded to a fierce tropical storm. Really!?! And then a final "thought I was gone, b**ches", was met with a micro-burst storm the next day. That one was felt here as well.
This storm was a meteorologists dream but will be a nightmare for millions of us, for the upcoming months. She was vast, angry, destructive and everlasting. I was one a lucky few who were not effected by much than a major mind scare. But we all know someone who has been dealt a much worse blow.
So, I open this discussion for us all to express all the well wishes and prayers that we can muster. To try to inform each other of what we can do within our communities and beyond to repair lives, properties, etc, so that things can start to get back to normal. To, and I hesitate to say, be line of communication for the families of members who may no longer be with us. And even to talk about the things that happened during the storm that were funny, weird, angered us, you name it. Because just like with our D, it's the off the wall things that happen that manage to get us/motivate us to push through the most difficult times in our lives.
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