It is by absolute chance that we were not adversely affected. In return for our good fortune, we have opened our home to loved ones to recharge devices, have showers and spend the night.
If you can help, please visit the Red Cross, call 800-red-cross, or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a donation. Blood donations are also in severe shortage - please visit Red Cross Blood to find out where the nearest donation centre.
p.s. - how New Yorker's really reacted to Hurricane Sandy