This is Day 5 of the Hurricane Ike Power Outage of 2008. I can affirm that having no electricity is not all it’s cracked up to be. It’s kinda got the photographic juices dried up, what with no electrons to run the Jobo or the film scanner or the printer.
How ironic that, in 25 years of living on the Gulf Coast, I never experienced the degree of inconvenience from a hurricane that Ike has visited upon us here, in Kentucky, over 600 miles from the nearest ocean! I thought the occasional thunderstorm, tornado, or ice storm would be the extent of Mother Nature’s wrath here in my adopted home state. Evidently not.
Winds up to 80 mph gusted through the Louisville area last Sunday, knocking down trees and powerlines (over 6000 downed lines) all over the metro area.
Yes, I’m done whining. Time to hand-wash some underwear.