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Dept. of Weather


Books, Candles, and Hand Held  Fans

We've been without power for more than two hours now; I wouldn't mind so much if I didn't have a half cooked chicken dish sitting in the slow cooker, and if it wasn't 85-90 degrees outside now. We still have some cool, because we've pulled the curtains and some of the AC coolth remains, but neither Bob nor I do well with heat, so I'm rooting for ComEd to fix whatever transformer blew out with the intense storm that took down trees and, sadly, killed at least one person in the greater Chicago  area.

Hmm. I guess being without power for a measly 2.5 hours is no big thing, compared to at least one family's tragedy.

But I hope it's still OK for me to hope strongly for the return of power?

if not, we have lots of candles, and books. And if we get too hot, we can always head for a library or a restaurant.


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lost_spook
Aug. 3rd, 2015 07:08 am (UTC)
Oh, dear! Hope it comes back soon! Being without power is pretty educative on just how many things we do these days that need power, but not fun. ♥
kaffyr
Aug. 4th, 2015 01:52 am (UTC)
The power did come back on in the early morning hours, and I was extremely grateful. It allowed me to get a far better sleep than I had been getting to that point. I'm definitely a 20th and 21st Century person; I couldn't have survived without AC - seriously.