Does anyone remember the adage that yes, one person can make a difference. Sometimes its easy to feel very small in a world with several billion people in it.
According to this report, one person made a huge difference, not only in the south west, but the whole country. When a huge power outage goes down, people sit up, and take notice.
Hopefully, the powers that be will work on safe guarding the Grid. And the rest of us, hopefully we'll be making plans to live off the grid, at least short term if it happens in our neighborhood.