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Power out. Like, lots of power out for some time. I know I woke… - Melodramatic, corsetted mistress of the obscure
January 29th, 2008
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Power out. Like, lots of power out for some time. I know I woke around 2 to realize (slowly...) that the power was out.


And I called it in at 7:30, only to be told it was estimated to be fixed by 7. LOL

It looked like a goodly swath of my area of Lawrence without power and I had to detour off 9th to get out of town, because the power trucks took up the whole street at about the Burrito King.


Really, I expected the power back faster, or I would have been more worried about waking on time (I didn't. I was 90 minutes late).

And then I realized I had been relying on my internet access to 'call' into work. Oops.

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From:solan_t
Date:January 29th, 2008 06:51 pm (UTC)
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My cellphone's signal in my apartment is iffy at the best of times. But, it DID have one number for me to call, so I used that number on my landline (which I thankfully had one corded phone for).
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From:fireguarder
Date:January 30th, 2008 03:34 am (UTC)
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Ditto on the 9th Street detour. That was a very unpleasant surprise, and I work a lot closer to home than you. Our power wasn't out, though, and I didn't even know there was a problem until seeing all the KPL trucks on 9th - and the guys setting out temporary stop signs under the stoplight at 9th & Maine was a sign they were expecting it to be a while.....
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From:solan_t
Date:January 30th, 2008 04:07 am (UTC)
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One of my clocks suggested the power didn't come back until about 9 am.
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