Around 200,000 customers are still without power four days after Thursday’s wind storm, but I’m not one of them. My power came up around 7PM tonight, and my cat is damn thankful.
Personally, I’d like to thank all the people who offered to put me up over the past few days, but I felt if I were to write credibly about the outage I couldn’t abandon my neighbors. Or my cat. I also want to thank the several people who offered to lend me a generator (except for the guy who insisted I run it in my basement.) And of course, I want to thank all the linemen who have been pulling long shifts to bring heat and light to the rest of us.
More later, but for now I desperately just want to climb into a warm bed and watch some TV.
I woke up this morning to find my house at 52 degrees. I can’t tell you how nice it is to have things back to normal.
I just took a long, hot, wasteful shower, and then threw out about $150 worth of food. I feel like an American again.