I woke up this morning to power, water, and all the other modern conveniences and I couldn’t help but think about all of you who have not been quite so lucky. It’s really been nothing more than a few days of periodic rain and gusty winds here in the Pioneer Valley and I’m thankful for that. I know that a lot of readers of the Tanner Ba’ are based on the East Coast and have had it a lot worse, so I want to let Matt, Bev, Andrew, Brian, Candle, etc. know that you’ve been on my mind for the past few days and I hope this morning finds you well, safe, and with kith and kin. For those whose locations I don’t know (Martin, Joe, Grady, Abdul, Mickey, etc.), I hope this morning finds you out of harm’s way as well.
There’s not much I can do for any of you other than to let you know that I’m thinking of you and that you’re important to me, but if you can think of anything I can do, all you have to do is ask. If you’re in an area that took a few hits from Sandy but you find yourself personally unharmed, reach out. It doesn’t have to be anything dramatic- bring an emergency worker a cup of coffee, help your neighbor clean up their yard, invite people who don’t have power- or a home to have it in- to use your phone, shower, or anything else you might have to share. Please also don’t forget to contact your friends and family as soon as technology allows and let them know you’re safe.
Until Saturday comes,