Good Night, Irene

29
Aug
2011

Irene turned out to be a total dud, and after all my¬†preparations. We kept waiting for the show outside my window with some trepidation and excitement, but by 2:30am we gave up and went to bed. That said, we had a kind of fun ready-for-the-apocalypse¬†type weekend anyway. My friends Gonzalo and Ric stayed over and we cooked a couple of meals and watched hours of TV waiting out the storm. Josh’s bf Michael came over yesterday and had dinner with us as well. All in all, a fun, lazy, convivial weekend. Today it is back to work, full steam ahead. I let the drama of Irene de-focus me somewhat from my work late last week, and I really need to hunker down (in the work way, that is) for the rest of the week. I do want to share with you a glimpse of some of the devastation left in Irene’s wake however: