We catch a break as Sandy became a superstorm and gave us a glancing blow

Middle River Basin - Source Baltimore Sun

Middle River Basin – Source Baltimore Sun

I know those are odd words, because so far here in Maryland we’ve had two reported tragic deaths related to Hurricane Sandy – now Super storm Sandy. We really did get lucky here as Sandy only gave us a glancing blow instead of just running us over. Yes, there were hairy moments and we had a flickering lights, a block away from us browned out for 10 minutes and some minor flooding around the basement door, but it could have and should have been a lot worse. At one point Sandy was accelerating just before landfall and heading right for us, then she spluttered and lost a lot of strength. In essence we got the weak part of the storm and for that I am very thankful.  Continue reading