My apologies for the dearth of posts this week — my grandfather unexpectedly passed away and so I have been in Southern California helping my mother with the funeral preparations. When I heard the news I jumped on a plane with Alice that day, and upon landing learned that my small town could only accommodate a funeral held a week later.
It has been a surreal experience saying farewell to a man who helped raise me, who has been with us and “with it” nearly 96 years, while communicating with my husband as he parented our older children and prepared for the hurricane. To see my current home on the national news, worrying about three people I love best, while sleeping in my old twin bed next to my other love.
I hope that you all are doing well, and that your homes (and power connections!) have weathered the storm.
I usually try my best to post those places that are open when schools are out and power lines are down, but I have not these last days. However, after this unexpected travel I can state with assurance that I will be home all winter, and so I hope to be of service with the 411 on openings and options during any snow closures in the coming months.
Until then, I send you my love from rural California and good vibes for a dry, enjoyable Halloween.