Although I didn't end up needing it, I did prepare food I could eat without heating: black bean, corn, tomato, and quinoa salad based on this basic recipe (but with a little tweaking - no cilantro, scallions, or sugar; lime juice/zest instead of lemon; and adding red pepper flakes, cumin, and fresh corn cut from the cob). Served last night for dinner on a bed of organic baby arugula. Perfect.
Although I was lucky, my museum was not as fortunate. No one was hurt but there was major tree damage and loss of power. This means no climate control, which for museum people is a pretty bad thing - humidity control is key. So I've put a
This morning on my run I was a little chilly. The air is still humid, but has a decidedly 'crisp' feel. Can't wait to pull out cozy throws and the fluffy duvet for the bed. Working on a plan with some local friends to rent a mountain cabin later this fall. Definitely looking forward to that - warm sweater, big glass of red wine, fireplace.