A massive wind storm slammed into a chunk of New England this weekend and we were not spared. With no electricity since Saturday afternoon, and no sign of power coming on anytime soon, this morning was a minor disaster. School’s out of course, and so the first part of the early morning was dedicated to ‘parking’ the kids at friends’ places for the day. Then it was off to the airport, unshowered, uncombed, and unshaven ~ got to make it to DC for work. And so, once through security, and happily ensconced in a functioning bathroom, this morning I enjoyed the none-too-impressed glances of my fellow US Air business travellers as I opened my shirt and got down to scraping my face clean with day-glo pink soap from the bathroom dispenser at the Laguardia shuttle terminal. At least they had electricity….