The leaves are still hanging on but probably not for much longer.
The wind is really picking up as Hurricane Sandy makes its way up the coast. Our gutters are clear and the lawn furniture is safely stowed away, so we’re ready as can be. Generally there’s not too much weather panic around here – Maritimers are accustomed to stormy weather, particularly in the fall and winter.
Praying it won’t bring as much damage as predicted, especially to the heavily populated areas in the Northeast USA.