This morning there was a power failure in Puyallup, Washington
It was eerie at the train station but not because of how dark it was …
but how quiet it was.
I shot this on the train platform and you would never have guess that there were close
to 80 people standing around me.
Normally you’d hear people talking or background noise like phones.
I guess they were afraid if they made to much noise the monsters would get them.
Why was the power out?
Well the stories I heard were entertaining.
Some people said there was a gun fight and that a stray bullets took out the
transformers. Yeah. Not even close to reality, but Puyallup has it’s share of
Gunhumpers so their minds ALWAYS go there.
Next up- the homeless guys did it-because in Puyallup the homeless guys ALWAYS do
it. To make themselves feel better they make it clear these homeless people are from
Seattle, so it’s not really a Puyallup problem. Yeah well, a big part of Puyallup was
sitting in the dark since 10:30 last night until close to seven this morning so claiming
claiming that ” Seattle did this ” isn’t going to keep the food in your fridge cold, is it?
The reality was around 10:30 p.m. Monday, wire thieves cut down a power pole that
then fell onto another power pole, knocking out power to 11,000 addresses.
So being that people on the train were telling stories, I’m going to add to that effort:
I’m willing to bet these thieves were local good ol’ boys driving those big trucks that I
have learned are call ” Bro-Dozers” I’ll bet when those poles came down at least one of
them recorded it on their phone because people are STUPID.
I may not be close to being right but that’s ok. I got a little insight into the human
psyche this morning and to a writer, that’s worth it’s weight in gold.