Hello, friends. I'm popping in with a quick update to let you know we are safe, though far from our Sanibel home. You have undoubtedly seen the devastating images of our island and the collapsed causeway.
Satellite images from NOAA show our house standing with an intact roof. I am so thankful... and amazed. Our house and neighborhood are also pictured in this Wall Street Journal article.
Search and rescue continues, and remains the top priority. One couple from our neighborhood was airlifted off the island yesterday. We anxiously await word from others.
Eventually we will be allowed in to assess water damage, remove important possessions, and begin mold remediation/repairs.
Finally, I want to thank my online friends for checking in over the last few days... it's meant a lot to me.