Well three days without power will certainly make you appreciate the little things. Probably top of the list would be good friends. I'm not sure how B and I (and the dog we were dog-sitting) would have survived this debacle without those who took us in, fed us, and allowed us to bask in their glorious air conditioning. In case you were listening to my bellyaching on Twitter throughout this whole ordeal, these are the key survival tools that helped get me me through:
Oscar Blondi Pronto Dry Shampoo, Laura Mercier Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer, Mario Badescu Drying Lotion, Jack Black Lip Balm in Black Tea, Sephora Snag-Free Hair Elastics, Laura Mercier Secret Concealer, all-important smartphone (Droid Razr Maxx), in-depth reading materialI hope all of you in the DMV are staying cool and comfortable!