Archive for October 29th, 2012

I think local newscasters only have a certain vocabulary allotment for each day….. And after 12+ hours of broadcasting about the storm, they have run out.

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The forecasters say “the worst” of the first storm should be passing over us in the next 6 hours.  But Hurricane Sandy does seem to be rotating, which suggests that the worst of the first storm may not be the last of the storminess ahead for this week….

As the day darkens, the brightest thing visible from my window is the yellow of a neighbor’s recycling bin, then the flicker of a streetlight coming on, then the remaining yellow leaves on one of the weedy young maple trees….the green of the ivy is fading into darkness, only a few shades lighter than the wet black trees.

The sky?  Well it’s grey, but not bright, and the bursts of sideways rain roaring by match it for color, so it seems as if the sky is ripping apart in the wind, buffeting around, and then soaking into the ground.

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