August 28th, 2011

knickers, panic

In the Path of the Storm

For all my friends, New Yorkers or not. Stay safe and dry, and have as much fun as you can with the wild weather.
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I was a newlywed living in Ridgefield, CT, when Gloria hit. In the morning we ventured out into the outer bands of the storm. Later we settled into our apartment; we'd already taped the windows and done all we could to prepare. We had a gas stove with a pilot light, not an electronic starter, so I was able to cook a big pot of chili. We also had a bit of Frangelico, so we finished that off, ate some chili, and took a lovely nap together.

May all your storm experiences be as pleasant as mine during Gloria.

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