I went for a run along the immediate shoreline this afternoon and was struck by the amount of work that still needs to be done to get things back to normal after Irene. We know about hard-hit places like East Haven's Cosey Beach. That neighborhood may never look like it used to look. But there are plenty of spots that are still trying to bounce back, more than three weeks after the storm.
|Dumpsters filled with pieces of a family's life - from furniture to a satellite dish|
|Tree trimming crews cutting broken branches and cleaning yards|
|Piles of twigs, branches, stumps, and even small trees|
|There used to be tennis courts under all that sand|
|Roads are covered with sand in some spots, washed away in others|
|Shouldn't September grass be more, um, green?|
Today's Title: James Taylor singing about soft, green grass..