I Love Power Outages

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    Powerless Times

    I live in the country, and the power goes out often.  I love it.  I love the atmosphere of candles, lanterns, and the light of the fireplace.  And I love that people become more connected and actually talk to each other.  Playing cards and board games get...
    61-65, F
    3 Responses May 19, 2008

    No Lights? No Clothes!

    I take nighttime power outages as an opportunity to go for a moonlight walk. With the street lamps out, no one can see what I'm not wearing.
    hadakarei hadakarei
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Aug 26, 2008

    Absolutely Do!

    Its one of the reasons I love hurricanes so much. I love it when the power goes out. The last time we had a hurricane that big was when Isabelle hit here. I was old enough to really enjoy the power outages. The whole neighborhood was out. It took two weeks for our section to get...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty
    18-21, F
    Jan 5, 2009

    A Rare Occurence

    It doesn't happen very often at our house, but it's a grand feeling lighting the candles and all that.
    learntocook learntocook
    Aug 18, 2010

    Family Bonding

    When I was young, I really enjoyed it. This is the only time when me and my family would gather around and talk. It would be the only time when my parents would joke around because they were always too busy.
    anschel anschel
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 5, 2009

    Back To Basics....

    Flash, lightning, nervous energy BOOM, Gasp, The computer turned off~! Blindly fumbling, a pitch black room... matches.... do we still own these? Light! Eureka! Candles lit... now what? Hands on mine, he whispers how he'd like to take me... Blind, thunder, silence. It's only...
    IvoryTapestry IvoryTapestry
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2012
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