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November 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Hurricane Sandy Was a Wake-up Call on a Lot of Levels. One is: What Happens to Our Critical Family Documents When Almost Everything is Swept Away…?

Hurricane Sandy Was a Wake-up Call on a Lot of Levels. One is: What Happens to Our Critical Family Documents When Almost Everything is Swept Away…?

 

Like all of us, I was appalled by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and the havoc it wreaked on so many people’s lives. Much of the extreme damage to physical property was totally unavoidable. But some of the physical loss could’ve been avoided…like the loss or destruction of our critical…

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Added by Gail Blanke on November 20, 2012 at 4:28pm — No Comments

There are hundreds of thousands of ordinary, everyday heroes.

I live in lower Manhattan and, on Tuesday, October 30th, post-Sandy, when the power went out, I decided to head to my sister’s in the Bronx. I began the walk down 24 flights of stairs, in the dark, with a suitcase, two cats in seprarte carriers and a flashlight. On the 20th floor, I ran into a saint of a man who was on his way up but carried the suitcase and one of the cats all the way down for me.  I would have kissed him if I wasn't drenched with sweat.  I had a comfortable stay at my…

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Added by Smiti Kumar on November 9, 2012 at 10:42am — No Comments

Hurricane Sandy

My husband and I were blessed by being without power for only 4 days.  We spent our candlelit nights playing scrabble wearing parkas, ear muffs and hats.  We listened to our transistor radio and felt such pride in Gov. Christy’s leadership.  We visualized the devastation at the Jersey shore through the descriptions told to us on the radio.  When our power came on, Don and I danced the “Snoopy dance” in our living room.  We are grateful for our blessings. 

Having a clutter free home…

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Added by Eileen Bergman on November 6, 2012 at 4:33pm — No Comments

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