Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Add Hot...

To injured and tired... and you have me!

This morning in an attempt at thrift, I shut up my house and turned off the AC, wondering how hot the house could possibly get in one day. When I got home from work, I was surprised that the garage door didn't open when I clicked the little opener in my car. I clicked again. And Again. And then my neighbor told me that the power was out. hmmmmm.

The internal temperature of my house was 86º, and I had no way to cool it with fans or AC. So I went outside and watered my plants. And one of the other neighbors from the OTHER side of the street (with power) brought me a plate of scampi. It was quite delicious.

Oh, F... It just went off again. So much for that lovely fan overhead. And all those clocks I painstakingly reset.

I better post this right quick while it is back on... Say a prayer for power.

"Lack of power, that was our dilemma. We had to find a power by which we could life, and it had to be a Power greater than ourselves. Obviously." Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 45

8 comments:

Syd said...

87 is quite stuffy I would say. Hope that the power will come back on and stay with you. Both kinds of power.

Linda Myers said...

Love the quote at the end of your post. Shows me that humor can live on even when the power is out.

Mary LA said...

Do take care -- and your real source of power is unfailing.

Pam said...

Gotta love good neighbors!
Our heat index was 106 yesterday. No power equals a trip to the hotel.
Maybe your power company was being thrifty ;)
Think you of little peach blossom.

Willa said...

I'm sorry, but that quote in relation to the story is quite funny...

Oh, that scampi sounds delicious!

And even though that picture was taken at an uncomfortable time, I really like it.

dAAve said...

LOL

Jess Mistress of Mischief said...

AAAGGGGGHHH power issues!

Hope you are in air conditioning once again and finding that the small blip on the power radar just encouraged you to be more grateful when the light came back :)

(((((HUGS))))

Brad said...

Remember to stay hydrated! My grandmother lived in a neighborhood where neighbors routinely offered food to each other - your post brought back some good memories!

I hope you're able to stay cool!