Friday, November 3, 2017

Power Restored!

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We had an awful wind and rain storm Sunday night. I had to work Monday morning at 7am. I set the alarm on my cell phone but I still kept waking up to check the time. I think we lost power around 4am. I had flash lights ready and it wasn't too bad. Unfortunately, the power didn't return until Wednesday afternoon at 3pm. It was not a pleasant experience! My house was so cold Wednesday morning. I was very grateful when the power got restored. What a relief!

I wish I could say I got a lot of handwork done. I found the lack of power to be very stressful and just didn't even feel like doing handwork. I kept reading my book but that's the most I accomplished. Once the power was back, I had a ton of laundry to catch up. I did start sewing down the binding on my neighbor's quilt last night. I have one short side done as you can see above.

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These is just a close up. It's hard to get the whole side into one picture. I'm actually turning the corner. 

I feel like I wasted the week but there wasn't much I could do. Our town is having Trick or Treat tomorrow night. I'm hoping we finally get back to normal. We're also looking into a generator. Don't want to go through this again!!


4 comments:

  1. Sorry you had to go so long without power. I bet a lot of kids were unhappy to have to wait extra days for Halloween.

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    1. It felt like forever! Not sure how much kids minded since they didn't have school for most of the week. We finally had Trick or Treat last night. Long week!!

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  2. We lucked out and only were without power for 12 hours...but I didn't do anything then either--I find it very stressful and nerve wracking when this happens and have no energy for handwork...Alas, i still am searching for my sewing mojo which has gone walkabout..;((( hugs, Julierose

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    1. I know what you mean. It's cold and just not normal when you have no power. I accomplished nothing! I had plenty of cleaning and laundry to do when the power did get back. I couldn't get to any of my projects for awhile! Hope you get your mojo back. Might just need a quick break!

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