Hurricane Virgin #SANDY

As someone who grew up in Southern California, I grew up being freaked out by earthquakes and wildfires. I live in NorCal now, in a seismically stable area that’s nevertheless just as much at risk of wildland fires.

When I first planned my visit to the East Coast for a writers conference in New York and a week-long visit with family in DC, I never expected my timing would be perfect to experience my first hurricane. Hurricane Sandy certainly isn’t the kind of weather I would have scheduled if I’d been given the choice. I probably would have asked for some nice sunny fall days without the state of emergency thrown in.

At the moment, it looks like an ordinary storm–a decent amount of rain, a gusty wind. Plenty of leaves on the ground from the downpour. Assuming I have electricity and a charged up computer, I’ll check-in as things progress.

How are things where you are? Lots of rain already? None? I hope everyone is keeping safe.

About karensandler

Lover of chocolate. A couple felines short of full-fledged Cat Lady. Author of the YA Tankborn Trilogy (TANKBORN, AWAKENING, and REBELLION), from Tu Books. Founding team member of We Need Diverse Books. Opinions expressed here are my own.
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