I know I haven’t blogged in about one month, and there are several reasons for that— a combination of too much time spent at my job and not enough free time. But the main reason I haven’t been able to blog for the past two weeks is because the Northeast was devastated by Hurricane Sandy, which wreaked havoc up and down the Northeast on Oct. 29. This storm left a devastating impact on my whole area, destroying countless homes, washing away our boardwalks, flooding towns and leaving entire communities without power for about two weeks. To make matters worst, a second storm— Storm Athena— coated our area on Oct. 7 with 3-4 inches of snow as we sat in our cold houses without electricity or heat. And yet in the wake of the place we call home being destroyed, I have witnessed something spectacular. Communities have banded together to help restore our home, despite their own home life being in shambles. People have donated money and time, when they themselves now have nothing. Countless generosity and selfless acts have been a part of our lives since Hurricane Sandy stormed through. And for that I am truly grateful.
*Will upload more pictures as my Internet gets better