Posts Tagged ‘earthquake’

The Wingnut held up well during Hurricane Irene over the weekend. We lost power, but had a generator to keep our sump pump in the basement going as well as a refrigerator.

Food Not Bombs on Sunday went off without a hitch, as folks gracefully adapted to the limited electricity conditions.  Which was really great, as other organizations who normally distribute food in Monroe Park were unable to due so on Sunday. There was a larger than usual crowd at the meal and grocery distribution.

Members of the Wingnut and friends also spent a good amount of time yesterday taking axes and saws to trees in our neighborhood that had fallen across the roads. We collected a lot of future firewood which is now in our yard. We have to chop all of this wood into wood stove size pieces over the coming days. Anyone who feels like getting their chopping on is more than welcome to come help out. (more…)