Review of The Day That Changed Long Island by Louciano Sabatini

The Day that Changed Long Island by Lou Sabatini recounts the impact of Hurricane Sandy on Long Island, New York, in 2012. In order to convey this story, the author creates for his readers the characters of Lucas and Sybil, a typical Long Island couple who must undergo the storm and its aftermath. Drawing from firsthand experience, Sabatini describes the physical devastation caused by the storm, including the destruction of homes and businesses, as well as the emotional trauma suffered by those affected.

Sabatini provides a vivid and compelling account of the events of Hurricane Sandy, and does so through the eyes of two relatable characters. With realistic detail he describes the physical damage caused by the storm and the emotional impact on those affected. The book also provides an interesting look at the challenges faced by the residents of Long Island in the aftermath of the storm, including the difficulties of rebuilding homes and businesses.

Overall, The Day that Changed Long Island is a personal and moving book that provides a valuable insight into the impact of natural disasters on individuals and communities. I’d recommend this book for anyone interested in the topic of natural disasters or those who want to learn more about the effects of Hurricane Sandy on Long Island.

I, The Buddha, Will Not Be Playing Parcheesi At Your Game Night

This week, catch my debut article in LOL comedy:
“I, The Buddha, Will Not Be Playing Parcheesi At Your Game Night”

Little Old Lady Comedy

It looks like a fun game, really. I like the colors. It’s kind of like a mandala. But let’s be honest, the aspect of throwing dice is too much a cause of negligence, and neither I nor my disciples will participating in anything that is a cause of negligence.

So that’s a big “no” on Farkle and Yahtzee a well. Sorry, but that rules out Sorry as well. You are free to bring out the Bunco box, but I and my disciples will be abstaining this evening.

Will you pass the hummus? And some of those baby carrots.

I hear that you are a blindfold chess champion. Props to you for that. But I cannot walk the eight-fold path and play an 8×8 tile game on a board simultaneously. It is a mockery.

Yeah, put some of of those pretzels on my plate. There you go.

I don’t mean to…

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Top Posts of 2021

Second tough year in a row? Well, at least you can take comfort in knowing you had some good posts to read.

Here are the top 5 blog posts from 2021, according to viewership:

My review of Spider-Man: No Way Home

What Clint Smith and Frederick Douglas Taught Me About Critical Race Theory

I Was Wrong About Starbucks

My Review of The Circles Around Us by Brad and Kristie Montague

Where Have All the Gargoyles Gone? An Open Letter to FHU Students about Makin’ Music

The Startup Wife: A Review

“No one wants to be married to the guy who thinks he’s going to save the world.”

I bought a book on my Kindle after hearing an interview with the author on NPR, and it may have been the first time I’ve done that. I know nothing about the world of startups, but being one of billions of people hooked up to them, I catch a whiff of that culture all the time. It seeps into anything and everything. Just one passage intrigued me enough to read it through. That book is The Startup Wife by Tahmima Anam. Continue reading