all battened down
After knee surgery last week, today was supposed to be my first day back at work. Alas, 'twas not to be. Normally I walk between clients, but it seemed unwise to do 4 miles on a recovering knee, and with public transportation cancelled, I decided to stick to the east side.
Central Park closed,
and upside down trash cans (took me a while to figure that one out...sometimes I'm dense!). I checked on a terrace whose owners were out of town, and noticed lots of ginkgo fruit knocked to the ground by increasingly strong winds. Note to self: gather ginkgos post-Sandy.
Michael and I walked around the block in search of lunch and had an excellent Turkish meal. Not many people on the streets, but those that were seemed curious, bemused, and glad to have a glass of wine. Inside the apartment we're as divorced from nature as it's possible to be. One window faces a brick wall; we can't even tell that it's raining.
We're well stocked with water, comestibles (both feline and human), and booze
and I'm using the day to catch up on paperwork. Plenty to do unless we lose electri