well, irene didn’t exactly stop by our house like she said she would this weekend on her little tour of the east coast. rude!
we did get a bit of rain and wind saturday night, but the power remained on, everything stayed in place and all seemed normal the following morning besides a few tree limbs down here and there. is it terrible of me to admit i feel a bit cheated with my first hurricane experience? but no no, i know, i know. i really am glad d.c. stayed safe, and that irene wasn’t as bad as predicted for us in dc. i hope everyone and their loved ones are safe… i know other areas weren’t as lucky as ours and we’re praying for all affected…
we spent our weekend inside. we read lots of books to eleanor, watched lots of movies thanks to netflix, ate lots of unhealthy food (irene was the best excuse for ice cream sandwiches for breakfast or peanut m&m;’s at midnight). it was quite nice. we love finding reasons to stay inside as a family all weekend long and just be together. thanks for being a good excuse, irene.
we’ve got our water, flash lights, and i’ve got the house stock piled with lots of sugary treats (duh.) also, i just bungee corded my trash cans to the fence out back.
everyone else, stay safe!