The crazy storm that blew through the DC area Friday night knocked out our power for five and a half days.
It got up to 100 degrees most of those days. It would have been awful if I was stuck at home, but I wasn’t. We grabbed the kids and the cats and drove a few hours to my in-laws’ beach house where it was air-conditioned and instead of suffering after a natural disaster I was suddenly on vacation.
Because I am lucky.
Our power was was restored on the 4th of July. There were crews from out of state working in my neighborhood even though it was a Federal holiday. I know this because I have awesome neighbors that kept me up to date on the situation at home. I was having a snack and drinking a margarita at a beach bar with one of my favorite people in the world when I got the text update…