Yes, due to my impeccable timing, I am in New York right now.
New York city is braced for the hurricane and there's an evacuation center near where we are staying in Park Slope, Brooklyn. You can see the busses dropping people off. (Over 300,000 people in the low lying areas of NY/Brooklyn were ordered to evacuate.)
Most stores and restaurants closed for the hurricane . . .
(Apparently, Starbucks's Monday is on a different date than the rest of ours. Was that last sentence even close to being grammatically correct?)
Now, why is Irene in New York, you ask? Simple . . . to help me celebrate my birthday!
So that's what I'll be watching over the weekend, at least until we lose power!
Oh, and BTW, recently, I wrote an American Girl story about Kanani, a girl from Kauai . . .
Well, I also wrote an online story about Kanani visiting her cousin Rachel in New York. It's available online for free HERE!!! Each week reveals a new chapter, however, there are no hurricane scenes.
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