Reflections from Taiwan on Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey

Being Away

It’s hard to be away when tragedy strikes. By “away,” I mean anywhere that separates you from family or friends who are dealing with heartbreak and loss. It could even happen when a place that you love is hit by disaster and you’re not close enough to help or even to grieve with others who understand. Continue reading “Reflections from Taiwan on Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey”

Hurricane Sandy vs. The Trees

New Jersey is not known for its hurricanes. In fact, NJ was a really nice place to grow up partly because we never worried about tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, or usually even blizzards (except for the Blizzard of ’96 which I remember vividly…). Yet, New Jersey, New York, and surrounding areas got hammered by Hurricane Sandy over the last two days. Continue reading “Hurricane Sandy vs. The Trees”