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Being Forced to Travel: Mandatory Rationing

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I never thought I’d have to travel just to find the essentials. In another chapter of the “being forced to travel” book (apparently a manuscript produced by Hurricane Sandy, Inc.) comes something we’ve only read about in history texts: rationing.…

Being Forced to Travel: Evacuation

Hudson River Before Hurricane Sandy

Seeing the river was the final straw. I had taken Seamus for his nightly walk along the Hudson, a few blocks away from our apartment. All day long weather forecasters had been predicting that the river would probably flood into…