Denise Goldberg's blog

Monday, May 21, 2007


Off the grid!

I arrived at the office this morning to find a long line of vehicles on the road in front of the building. Power company trucks, trailers containing generators, police cars... lots of vehicles.

It turns out that there was an explosion in a switch that removed the power from two office buildings and from the Marriott Hotel across the street. And yet with emergency resources (in the form of movable generators) we had full power and the ability to work today.

Power is something we take for granted, as in it's just there. But sometimes it's not...