Tales of Power Woe

Zarah writes of her sixth day without power: “Luckily we’ve got a warm place to stay, but I’m worried about the pipes freezing, and it’s really inconvenient not to be in your own house, and now they’re saying on the news that thieves are breaking into the darkened homes, so I’m worried about that too.”

I can sympathize. We’re on day seven with no real end in site and snow is definitely on the way. As far as looters, two police cars caught someone in our neighborhood last night–doing who knows what–and it required two police cars to get them “moving along”.

As far as patience, I’m out of it. I’m not angry with the utilities or the work crews, but I need to go back to my routine out of concern for my sanity. One of our cats cried all night, keeping Tammy and I from getting more than an hour of sleep at a time. Now I know how new parents must feel…

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Author: warwick

I'm a network architect in Springfield, MO. I like clever uses of technology whether it's in a data center or the kitchen of my house.

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