On more than one disaster, we’ve asked in this space “where do you begin to pick up the pieces?”
Hurricane Sandy, which hit New York and New Jersey two years ago today, was one. The damage was too massive, the task too Herculean for mere mortals to tackle. Better just to give up.
Many people didn’t give up. And most everyone figured out where to start.
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.