Today marks the one-year anniversary of the deadly, destructive, and costly “Superstorm Sandy.” Baristanet’s own Lisa Romeo wrote this beautiful essay, “Not a Shore Thing”, which was recently published in bioStories:
I have been to the Jersey Shore about 25 times, and since I am 53 years old, was born in New Jersey, and have lived here for all but five years, that’s not a lot.
I’m not, strictly speaking, a shore girl.
So why, on October 29, 2012, when coastal New Jersey buckled beneath the brutal winds and steep sea surge of Hurricane Sandy, did I weep and turn away from the television screen? continue reading…