Dale Lucas' horse farm in Baltimore County lost power during Hurricane Irene last year. It lost power for six days when the derecho blew through in June. And it lost power again Monday night.
Losing electricity has become such a problem for the 22-horse boarding facility that Lucas went out at first light Tuesday to try to resolve the issue himself. He found crossed power lines and a blown breaker — problems he couldn't fix himself but could at least point out to the power company.
Lucas was far from alone in his plight, but on the whole superstorm Sandy didn't deliver as big a whammy as expected.
For all the dire warnings — and given the damage in New York...