This is what I hope is the final update from Sandy. We got power back around 9pm Monday night. Yay! It was sooooooooooo nice. Basically a week without power. Irene kept us without power for 5 days.
We got our internet/phone/TV back today in the late afternoon. And yes, thank God, we survived the nor'easter with our power intact. We did get snow and wind, but the wind was just enough to knock the snow off the leaves that are still on the trees. And the snow was just enough, not too much. We were so lucky once again.
We had a bit of a scare today. Poor father type has a kind of food poisoning and has started antibiotics to treat it. We are hoping he will be feeling better by tomorrow and recovering nicely by the weekend.
Thanks to everyone for their good wishes for us through all of this. We were so lucky, as I've said before. Yes, we had the inconvenience of no power etc. But we have our house and are safe. We are still figuring out about the car -- whether we can manage to salvage it despite it being totalled, or whether we have to get a new car. We shall see. There are the fallen trees to take care of, but they are not in the way, so we will get to it. Like I said, we were so lucky. My thoughts go out to all those who are still suffering, who have lost their homes or businesses -- in short, everyone affected by Sandy and the nor'easter.
I have finished what I could of the model stitching for now and am waiting the arrival of the rest of the chart for the model. So perhaps I will have a bit of non model stitching to show you next time. And I haven't forgotten the red wall either. Although I should say my red wall is very small, so don't be disappointed. :D
I will leave you all with a picture -- recreated -- of what Mia was doing through much of the power outage. We had our little wood stove burning away in the evenings, and Mia enjoyed the warmth very much. It was too dark to capture it in real life however. So this is just a recreation of what she would do. I took it soon after we got our power back.
Thanks as always for stopping by and saying hi. And thank you to all my blogging friends. Your good wishes and thoughts for us mean so much. Oh, and it might take me a while to catch up with blog reading, but I'll be back to commenting soon!