So the eternal renovation of the house next to us is finally complete, and someone has actually moved in. We actually have people living in an adjacent house.* (One of them. The house on the other side remains a gutted shell.)
Another mini-milestone–how about a round of Sazeracs?
* And they even have a young daughter. Before the storm, there were lots of kids on our street. Since the storm, there aren't nearly as many. We need a few more shrill, giddy, chirping voices.