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In the Dark

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Well, the city of Palo Alto, home of Steve Jobs, the Google Guys, and all things tech – – basically the center of the technological universe – – can’t seem to keep its power on. Once again, we are plunged into total darkness. My family, including the dogs, is currently huddled around our fireplace, the only source of warmth in the house. It’s actually kind of a sweet moment.