Icy Writers

The ice storm in Texas has naturally drawn significant attention. but Oregon is having their own. I was personally out of power for nearly two days, only getting it back on a few hours ago as of this writing (6 pm on February 16). My mother across the river, who is also a writer, only got her power on a couple of hours ago, and there is talk that some people will be out of power for 5-10 DAYS.

Lessons are taught by events like this, but we humans are really awful at learning them.

The one thing that’s clear? That if you’re raised to depend on electricity, you are going to be lost when it goes away, and soon or later it WILL go away, at least temporarily, for many more than you would think.

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