Working by flash and candle light during Hurricane Sandy
Fairfax, Virginia -
Day three of Hurricane Sandy's assault upon the United States has reached as far north as Maine, as far south as Florida and as far west as Michigan. More than seven million homes are reported to be without power as the destructive powers of this 'Frankenstorm' has even caused the closure of New York City's cherished Broadway theater district.
Here at home, in the Northern Virginia region, hundreds of thousands of homes currently rest in darkness … sans the lucky few taxing their generators to the nth degree. High winds and pounding rain over the past 48 hours have left most of us without. In fact, the only reason you're reading this now is because I've been conserving my laptop for all but the essentials.
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