Archive for August, 2011

Blogging Hurricane Irene

Saturday, August 27th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

8:30pm: There's a tornado watch for NYC! 8:20pm: I'm getting a little nervous about the possibility of blown out windows, they're all half-falling out of the wooden panes as it is. I've got plastic and a staple gun ready to ...

Hurricane Schmurricane?

Saturday, August 27th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Although this is putting me in danger of writing something that will become famous last words, Irene has already been downgraded to category 1?? Do hurricanes ever whip back up? Or is this it? Maybe I'll go to ...

Hunkering Down

Friday, August 26th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

Okay, I don't want anything bad to happen, and I hope no one is hurt, but I must admit I'm a little excited about the storm. For the first time in New York City history there's a mandatory evacuation ...

80 Laps or More

Thursday, August 25th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

That's how many laps I swim, except this week I forced myself to stop counting. Everything is a competition with me and if there's no one to compete with I compete with myself. This can be a very ...

What is the fastest way to move cats in an emergency?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

During the earthquake yesterday, I looked over at one of the cats and realized immediately I had no way to get two cats out of the apartment quickly. If they were near each other, maybe I could throw a blanket over ...