Blow, Wind, Blow

The calm after the storm.
Hurricane Sandy last night provided the North Country with wind gusts strong enough to do damage across Jefferson County and stir up all kinds of excitement on the lakes and river.

While these shots were coming out of New York City:
Uptown subway flooding
86th Street subway station flooded
East Village flooded
New Jersey's Hoboken PATH station flooded
...Redwood was getting a little storm of its own. At Better Farm, wind gusts knocked over our piano planter on the driveway, and one of our chicken coops. Luckily, all the little girls and boys are okay:

Best part? The ensuing double-rainbow this morning:


Nicole Caldwell

Nicole Caldwell is a self-taught environmentalist, green-living savant and sustainability educator with more than a decade of professional writing experience. She is also the co-founder of Better Farm and president of betterArts. Nicole’s work has been featured in Mother Earth News, Reader’s Digest, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Her first book, Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living, is due out this July through New Society Publishers.