Like Dark Striker ((Nidhogg), the dragon who was an enormous force of evil in Norse mythology, Hurricane Sandy has left a broad swath of destruction and darkness in her path. Large areas of New York and New Jersey are swamped and disconnected to an extent never seen before. The fires that reduced acres of homes in Queens were heart-wrenching.
The breadth of this storm was stunning. My sister-in-law in Baltimore experienced torrential rains and forty degree temperatures while we, living in a small town 45 miles north of Boston, had no power overnight due to falling trees that yanked out wiring, yet the temperature was 59 degrees. My nephew Jeremy made his way from where he lives in Texas to New York City to help restore power. He is part of a team where he works that is sent read more »