As many of you know, I’ve been working in the Denver area for the last year, requiring that I spend the vast majority of my time here.  Being away from our home in Vermont this week has been especially painful, as I have followed all the events in Woodstock by video and digital communication with Miss Gracie, who is marooned there with no water and spotty electricity.   Today, I’m finally headed to Vermont for a few days to see the damage for myself and lend a hand where I can.  Over the Labor Day weekend, I’ll be reporting on the progress of recovery from the damage caused by Irene in Woodstock and the surrounding area.  Read the rest of this entry