(UPDATED) Go Away, Sandy: Mother and Daughter Blog the Storm

Dear Hurricane Sandy,You are not welcome at my house or on my island. Please go away and take your coastal flooding with you. I was not interested in moving all of my worldly goods to the second floor, and packing up all of my pictures and important irreplaceable things and evacuating again. I didn’t want to tie things down, reopen the pool to put away the cover so it doesn’t become a sail, and fight with my cats about going into a carrier....more
Everything is fine in Bushwick. It's rainy, and windy but it's not even that strong yet. We're ... more