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A Storm of the Soul
Being a native West Coaster, I’d never been through a Nor’easter before. In fact, in Southern California, where all newsrooms go into a “Storm Watch” frenzy if one raindrop hit Hollywood, the forecast was a bit of a joke. But in Maine, when the Weather.com headline screamed “Northeast Under The Gun,” Ethan and I paid attention, wiring shut some of the crooked, recalcitrant windows in our old house and making sure we had candles handy. Fifty-mile per hour gusts were expected to take down trees, branches, and power lines.“Another negative aspect will be the winds ripping off foliage from the trees right during the peak of the leaf-peeping season,” some genius ..Read more…