As you know, I escaped New York last week before the storm. I did not want to go. Even with the threat of power outages. New York is truly not as dangerous as it used to be, and I am old definitely enough to remember it when it was unsafe. But the evacuation order was given and my father (who did live through a blackout in the city) asked me to leave twice. It’s probably better as my building is kind of flooded. Uncomfortable to think that if I return tomorrow I will have nowhere to live.
Still, I feel oddly like I abandoned my city. I haven’t felt much like blogging. Been a bit sad. I tried to cheer myself up by picking up some winter clothing at the local mall the other day, but I don’t think it worked. I may have to go again. I’ll need some warmer things to wear anyway. I don’t have anything but summer clothing here.
Forever 21 blazer | J.Crew shirt and skirt | AMY O necklace and bracelets | DV by Dolce Vita Jamison boots | Zara bag | photos: star-crossed smile
Nnenna and I took these photos in the East Village, our favorite neighborhood. Here’s hoping the floodwaters haven’t dampened its vibrance. So many of my favorite things about New York are there. I would be sad to lose anything about my city.