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October 31, 2012

Because of Hurricane Sandy, Tikalon has been without electrical power since Monday, October 29, 2012, as has most of New Jersey. It may take a week before power is restored.

Sandy is a familiar version of the name, Sandra. Sandra is a principal character in my book, Mother Wode. I guess Sandra didn't like her character development!

Satellite image of Hurricane Katrina

Satellite image of Hurricane Katrina, August 28, 2005.

Hurricane Sandy has been called the New York metropolitan area's Katrina.

Will such storms become a common occurrence?

(NASA image, via Wikimedia Commons)


  1. Effects of Hurricane Sandy in New York, Wikipedia.

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Linked Keywords: Hurricane Sandy, electrical power, New Jersey, Mother Wode, Hurricane Katrina, New York metropolitan area, tropical cyclone, global warming, Wikimedia Commons.

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