Definitely dodged a bullet with this storm and thankfully don't really have a crazy story to tell you. I have not been to work since last week. The MTA shut down all of their mass transit Sunday evening. I take a commuter rail to work, Metro North, and that is still shut down with no power. I live about two hours north from my job and there are still lines, trees and flooding in certain areas. There's just no way I can get to the office, thankfully they're very understanding of that. I hope it all clears up soon.
I'm very lucky that I was spared. I didn't even lose power even though some of my friends nearby are still without. I've told everyone they're welcome to come to my place if they need to charge up.
Some of the images I'm seeing on TV are heart breaking, especially with what happened in Breezy Point, Queens - an entire neighborhood was destroyed by a fire. Over 100 homes gone....
I know things are already slowly getting back to normal but it almost feels like this happened somewhere else. I've lived in NYC for 28 years and it's changed a lot and sometimes I'm bitter over it but it still makes me so sad when I see it take a blow like this.
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