As I type, I'm looking out the window at a blue sky and a light breeze on the trees.  My entire family is on vacation in Florida visiting my parents for one last hurrah of the summer.  Irene was far off to sea when we flew down here and we were more concerned about the storm messing up our trip in Florida than ever considering it would hit … [Read more...]

Normally, I love a good storm.  I've been loving the thunderstorms we've had the last few weeks.  But Irene means business and isn't any laughing matter. Ironically, hubby, kids and I are down in Florida for one last summer vacation and not home in Philly.  Florida, the hurricane state, escaped Irene's wrath for the most part.  We've been … [Read more...]