Last Thursday morning, I took a bus from Jay Street in Brooklyn to 55th and Lexington in Manhattan. We drove through desolate lower Manhattan. Power has still not been restored there. The shelter where I volunteer on 1st Ave and 9th hasn’t had power for over a week.
When the power went out around 9pm on 10/29/12, I had several hours for reflection ahead of me, particularly on Tuesday, 10/30/12. I spent many of them asleep after a bit over a pint of Ommegang Three Philosophers (9.8% ABV!), but here is what I came up with: