As we hear from family, friends, authors, customers, and perfect strangers from around the world, we know that many of you are catching glimpses of our home state in its, well, tattered state. Trafalgar Square Farm is dealing with flooding from the brook that runs through the property, and power is out so we’re on the generator. But our home communities are devastated, and several landmarks in the neighboring towns of Quechee and Woodstock are no more. We’ll share more as we get a full grasp on the impact of Irene’s heavy rains.

Below are clips of the road washing out below Senior Editor Rebecca Didier’s childhood home, and the historic bridge in Quechee, Vermont, washing away.