3 entries from srah blah blah tagged with 'power outage':


Love power, it's the power of a sweet flower

I lost power around 4am this morning. When the power went out, something in my apartment went "beep" and woke me up. It's good to know that I can be awoken by unfamiliar "beep"s because I have been known to sleep through smoke alarms before. I didn't wake up very much... just enough to look at my watch (fortunately there was moonlight or something, because there didn't seem to be any lights anywhere around) and to think "If my power doesn't come back on, I will have to stay huddled under my blankets until it does. And if it doesn't...

srah - Wednesday, 14 February 2007 - 1:00 PM
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Semi crash causes pea spillage

Things that are difficult: Eating peas with a fork Things that are almost impossible: Eating peas with a fork in complete darkness Last night, I was very much looking forward to the opportunity to watch Ugly Betty live for the first time (rather than on tape or on the Internet), since The Office was a repeat. Then at just about 8pm, the power went out. I waited for a few minutes, but it didn't come back. I panicked at first, because I had to traverse the clutter of my apartment to scrounge around for my flashlight, whose batteries turned out...

srah - Friday, 27 October 2006 - 7:13 PM
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The Day the Lights Went Out

15:30. I'm sitting at my computer, reloading and reloading Internet Explorer, annoyed that the Albion email server still isn't up. I'm feeling there's something missing in my life. When I was in France, there was a sense of newness and adventure. Everything was a new experience. Right now, there is too little adventure in my life. I consider blogging about it, but decide that blogging about the lack of adventure would be really boring. I despair and return to work. 16:15. The lights flicker, then I lose power to my computer, losing whatever file I was working on. This is...

srah - Saturday, 16 August 2003 - 10:00 AM
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