Mary is back in Hawaii but she did not escape the hurricane unscathed. The best description of her misfortune is one made by her friend and a fellow blogger at "Hattie's Web"--there is a link over there on the right side of this posting. Be sure and read both postings for March 14th, starting with "Help".
Mary is also struggling with the problems alone as Jim is hiking up in the mountains of Colorado and is out of phone range. It was just a year ago that she fell out of the papaya tree and broke her knee. Jim was in Colorado when that happened too.
I'm sure there is a punchline to this but it eludes me. I can't even find a photo to fit but, Mary, the following book is recommended reading: