Many in Bay Region Still Without Power

I didn’t realize how lucky I am until I went to work this morning. Well, what I should say is tried to get to work this morning. Although I did eventually get over to the office, after fielding bunches of phones calls and text messages, we did not have enough power in the building to run our computers or the phone system. So, I am back working at home as is the rest of the editorial department.
Downtown, there is still a section of businesses that are waiting for electricity. Included amongst those waiting is City Dock Cafe where we always buy our coffee midway through our morning walk. They were still boarded up at 7:00 a.m. Also losing power was Eastport and various sections of Greater Annapolis, including the corner of 450 and General’s Highway near where my husband has his insurance office.On a day like today, you need to be able to open your office to answer all those claims questions. Neighborhoods like Epping Forest and Herald Harbor are used to losing power during storms, but it doesn’t make life any easier.
Meanwhile on the Eastern Shore, a good portion of Queen Anne’s County and Kent County are without power, and in some places it will take several days to restore. While us city folk still have water when the power fails, those who live outside the city and have wells with pumps operated by electricity are in “camping-out mode.”
Once again I am thankful for those small luxuries in life that include hot coffee, hot water, lights, and internet.

Published by Nadja Maril

Nadja Maril is a communications professional who has over 10 years experience as a magazine editor. A writer and journalist, Maril is the author of several books including: "American Lighting 1840-1940", "Antique Lamp Buyer's Guide", "Me, Molly Midnight; the Artist's Cat", and "Runaway, Molly Midnight; the Artist's Cat". Her short stories and essays have been published in several small online journals including Lunch Ticket, Change Seven, Scarlet Leaf Review and Defunkt Magazine. She has an MFA in creative writing from Stonecoast at the University of Southern Maine. Former Editor-in-Chief of What's Up ? Publishing, former Editor of Chesapeake Taste Magazine a regional lifestyle magazine based in Annapolis, and former Lighting Editor of Victorian Homes Magazine, Maril has written hundreds of newspaper and magazines articles on a variety of subjects..

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