Weekends-After the Storm


Through the night hurricane Irene arrived in northeastern PA.  We live about 2 1/2 hours from NYC (with traffic being manageable).  When I went to bed, I really did not think much about how it would affect us.  So it was a big surprise to have 40 mph winds and lots and lots of rain.  


My husband and I took a walk with Frodo after dinner (remember we are now empty nesters) and I brought my camera.  


My weekend was filled with gratitude because:

-we fit everything in the Accord when we moved our son (pictures to follow tomorrow!)
-we had a really quiet laid back weekend.  With a revolving conversation of "what do you want to do?"  and the answer "I don't know, what do you want to do?"
-I have received some texts from the kids with snippets of their lives.  Enough to know everything is okay but not enough to satiate my curiosity.  
-I have so much time to knit like a demon possessed.
-AND most of all I only had two loads of laundry this weekend instead of four or five loads :D  

Joining Amanda at Habit of Being

Comments

  1. Glad you are doing well. I'm still trying to reach my sister' {Va.}; I think their power is out. How are you doing with the cooking for only two? I am still having trouble learning to cook for just four! xx

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  2. I'm glad you are all well up there! My dad and stepmom were relieved they didn't have too bad of damage in Delaware. Chase and I were glued to the tv yesterday watching everything unfold.

    So glad you were able to move your son to school in the comforts of a/c! Looking forward to your post on the adventure.

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  3. The only thought about my kids growing up and eventually leaving that doesn't terrify me is that some day I'll have so much less laundry to do!

    Glad you're okay!

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  4. Good to know you weren't hit terribly hard! What fun to have unlimited knitting time... at least for now!

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  5. so glad you only had minimal damage! and yay for a successful moving weekend and ample knitting time :)

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  6. Glad there was no serious damage at your place! If you get too lonely, I'd send my almost 5 year old over to keep you company a while...he'd be a good Frodo herder ;-)

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