It was an eventful week, beginning with Tropical Storm Irene. Though we were hardly effected on Sunday, its certainly has been a theme throughout the week. Funny how a major event like that can bring people together.
Our next door neighbors and much of our town are still without power, estimates are that it will return sometime between Monday and Wednesday. I can't even comprehend that in the 21st century, in Connecticut, tens of thousands can go without power for more than a week.
Lobster Fest kicked off Friday night and we are right in the middle of enjoying family time, just being together and eating well.
We're also in the countdown until Avery starts school, which is sure to change our life as we've known it. She's excited, so I am too. She's excited, so I am too. She's excited....just keep repeating that, Lisa.
The state was essentially shutdown and many lost power early in the morning, but we never did. Instead I got some non-essential cleaning projects done and we watched a couple movies together. Don't tell anyone on the Eastern seaboard, but we enjoyed the Tropical Storm.
We were able to get some wood out of the whole thing and Aiden was happy to be helping Shaun.
Taking a break from chopping wood.
We took advantage of our transfer station being open everyday this week for free brush dumping and cleared out some of our rain forest that doubles as our backyard.
Orientation night at Avery's new school.
We all worked around the house getting ready for our company for the holiday weekend.