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Our unique lawn ornament

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I am the queen of procrastination, so you should be impressed that It only took ten months to get the toppled tree off of the front lawn…

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Ten days

305/365 October 31

Ten days. That’s how long we were without power. And if not for the support of our families, who took us in for a few days at a time, I’d probably be really, really cranky right about now. It’s good to have sweet parents who want to help us. We are lucky, and we know it. […]

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I miss electricity


And phone. And internet… Actually, I shouldn’t complain. I’ve been kept warm and well-fed by my parents for much of the last five days. And when the power is restored, I will still have a house to come home to. Not everyone can say that. Neil has been in Toronto since Thursday, and will be […]

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Thanks for the well-wishes, everyone. We have been without power since Monday night, and are being told it could take another 7-10 days. I have been able to access the internet now and then, thanks to my neighbors and their generator, but my electronics are beginning to lose power. Town Hall has set up a […]

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It’s coming

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Hurricane Sandy, I mean. And while we have been super lucky in the past, who knows if we will have power this time tomorrow? If I take a while to respond to email over the next week, you can assume we are without electricity. We’ve stocked up on firewood, dragged much of our outdoor furniture […]

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