hurricane sandy + venus over nyc, from minnesota

photo: Sue Anderson

Today, hurricane Sandy continues, in a different way, as we assess damage around the city, check on friends, re-orient ourselves to a changed New York. Social media has been essential, tweets and texts keeping us connected with power out and folks displaced. Throughout it all, heartening emails from readers made us feel the very far-reaching community around us. Like this one — a post unto itself— from Sue Anderson in Minnesota:

We can’t feel Sandy, but we can see her. From the deck of our home in southeast Minnesota shortly before dawn this morning we could see low on the eastern horizon the sharp line of clouds that is the westernmost edge of the weather system called Sandy, with Venus hanging high above. I snapped this photo and then turned around and snapped another of the nearly full moon that seems to continue to beacon the storm further and further inland. Meanwhile, we are caught in the middle with clear blue skies and light winds predicted for the rest of the day.

photo: sue charter

Thanks a million, Sue Anderson!

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One Response to hurricane sandy + venus over nyc, from minnesota

  1. Elizabeth 10.30.2012 at 10:48pm #

    God, that’s a beautiful photo and the words that go with it are perfect.

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