Update: Power's finally back on at Reston Town Center, according to our BFFs at Patch, who've done a bang-up job on this whole derecho thing. As the following "web cam" footage attests, hooking the power back up took careful planning -- and encountered setbacks:
Now it's back to the same old, same old:
(earlier updates follow)
Update: As of Monday morning, power still out at Reston Town Center and countless other locations around our earth-toned community. Thanks, Dominion Power! At great expense, we've established a fancy live "web cam" connection to RTC so we can observe the heroic restoration efforts unfolding there:
Here's one way you can help others.
Yep, there's not too much funny about last night's unexpected storm, especially for the hundreds of thousands in the region who are still without power and may be for some time. Is there?
Okay, so maybe it's sort of funny imagining the Hyatt resembling an early 90s rave. Anything else?
NEED THREE MEN TO REPLANT A TREE THAT SOMEWHAT BLEW OVER IN STORM LAST NIGHT .......EASIER IF YOU ARE COMING FROM HERNDON/STERLING
NOT THAT FAR OF A DRIVE....
NEED TO PROVIDE WORKING CELL NUMBER IN RESPONSE .....
We guess this craigslist job posting we found on something called "LiveBloggerJobs" (don't judge!) is also kind of funny. Or maybe just overly optimistic. But that's pretty much it. Be careful out there.