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The Aftermath…

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This has been one crazy week. Hurricane Sandy – they are actually calling it Superstorm Sandy cuz it was physically larger than a hurricane – hit on Monday, October 29th, , continuing into Tuesday, October 30th. Thunder and I made preparations – food, water, toilet paper and dog grub.We bought candles, expecting a power outage.We […]

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Okay, It Was Bad, But It Could Have Been Much Worse…

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Tuesday, October 30th I’ve driven up to the shopping center where there’s a Panera with Wi-Fi. Panera closed – their Wi-Fi works fine from parking lot. Counted over 150 power trucks in the shopping center parking lot.  I’m guessing they’re all sleeping in their trucks.  There’s a tent set up for coffee, I think. No […]

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Another Pleasant Valley Monday

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Monday morning, October 29th Brinkley has been up for 3 hours now, driving me crazy. Yes, puppy, I know the storm is coming. I know the wind is already terrible. Couldn’t I sleep one more hour, even? I give up: I’m going to give both dogs Benedryl. The vet told me how much to give […]

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Of Course We Have to Scrub The House! We Want People To Think We’re This Clean All The Time!

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Thunder and I are completely cleaning the house right now. I want a clean house when the lights go out. What if an electrician or plumber or gas technician has to come through after the storm. My IPod is crazy on shuffle: 1. I Got It From Agnes by Tom Lehrer 2. Ob-La-Di-Bla-Dah – Beatles […]

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Maybe This Storm IS Going to Hit Us?

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Brinkley T. Dog is incredibly restless tonight.  He keeps wandering out onto the deck and barking into the air. Is he warning the neighbors about the storm?  He can’t settle down.  He’s not a herding dog, but he keeps butting my legs with his head like he wants me to go someplace. We’ve searched the […]

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