Blinq Archive: August, 2011

Goodnight Irene

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Spent the morning riding shotgun with a Montco roofer-philosopher who was sealing basements and unclogging gutters. Got pretty wet while holding... Read more

Goodday Irene

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So we're tucked inside our creekside home, surrounded by towering, ancient, soggy trees, and Irene is starting to drum her nails on our roof... Read more

Be prepared

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President Obama, who’s learning quite a bit about disasters of all sorts, says Irene means we must hope for the best but prepare for... Read more
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Another way to celebrate

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Clearly, you've got to mix yourself some Hurricanes. Here's a recipe: - 2 oz light rum - 2 oz dark rum - 2 oz passion fruit... Read more
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Battery Up

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In a winter storm, people prepare for French toast: milk, eggs, bread. In a rarer summer storm, how to people prepare? By buying batteries... Read more

Irene 3.0

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Until yesterday, Irene was a faded ‘80s diva with the last name of Cara. I danced right through my life barely aware of the weather... Read more

"We...can never know about the days to come"

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There's hope in your eyes

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For when the storm is at your door. Nils playing Neil. With a solo that gets you somewhere else, fast. Read more