I have received so many phone calls, emails, texts, and Facebook messages from friends and family who are concerned and thinking of us over the last two days and I wanted to say: thank you SO much, to all of you! To answer all your questions: we are safe, dry, and perfectly fine. Our neighborhood was only affected by fallen limbs and closed restaurants. We were VERY fortunate; lower Manhattan, parts of Brooklyn and Queens, and so many other cities and states were severely damaged and have a long road to recovery ahead of them.
(Special thanks to Husband and Dad-in-Law for the pics…while I spent the day inside staying dry and safe.)
We (along with the rest of Manhattan) were sick of being holed up in our apartment, but thankfully, some local diners opened for breakfast. There were only a couple waiters at each diner and hundreds of customers, very anxiously awaiting their coffee and eggs.
The East River (just 4 blocks east of us) flooded the FDR Drive, but luckily didn’t get much further into my neighborhood.
Now, I just have to add this picture of Manhattan, that shows the area without power. It’s crazy to see the city so dark!
Thanks again for your thoughts, kind words, and prayers. Now, you can channel some of those towards the people who really need them, and we’ll do the same.