Is that all you’ve got? The Observer will be ready for the next one. Bring it on. I dare you.
Seriously. Home again.
Lights, heat, water, TV, the Internet. No taking advantage of in-laws, generous as they were.
For most of us it could have been much worse. Some still without power. We hope it returns soon. For others, it was the unbelievable worst, and we extend our condolences to them.
Losing all the conveniences twice in five months is good reason to be prepared. Learn the lessons, take the necessary steps to minimize the discomfort, inconvenience and dangers the next time around.
Give thanks, and take nothing for granted.