This post is a lot more introspective than any I’ve written to date. It has nothing to do with jewelry making. It’s about this weekend’s storm, Sandy.
While feeling “inconvenienced” by the long, intermittent, loss of electrical power, I kept telling myself it could be worse. There are many here on Long Island who’ve evacuated their homes, whose houses and streets are flooded and who have suffered some medical emergency. Some experience all of this alone. We at least, were all together and in relatively good health. All our pets were OK despite a terrible scare.
While attempting to set up a generator in the backyard, my husband must have spilled some gasoline. We thought little about it other than the smell. Our older dog, Balto, a large Malamute/Husky mix suddenly developed a spasm-like, seizure that made him kick out one of his hind legs. He was extremely agitated and…
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