I have juice, obviously. I hope the power is on soon for everyone else. If you need supplies , head for Stop & Shop, forget the other grocery stores.
That Big Mac jones you might have will take some time to satisfy, McDonald’s is jammed.
Most large branches that fell looked to me to be rotted at the break. It is perhaps a good time to assess the trees along our power lines.
I did see some that fell that were quite large that could have failed anytime, even on a Summer day.
Maybe it’s time for the generator. Peter Kennedy a friend sells them. Slogging through water in the basement bugs me. I am on natural gas here and they run on gas. They can be tied into a few circuits to run the heating system, sump pumps(4 here) and some lights. A small pad is all you need for mounting. They self test and are automatic should an outage occur. They are more quiet than the gasoline powered ones I have heard in the neighborhood. I bet it’s a marketable update to the manse.
I think the final cost might be akin to a giant tv purchase.
I still am not sure. We used the gas log fireplace, had candles all over, a battery radio/ CD player, wine, dinner(gas stove) and scrabble. The food, outside on the porch. The Christmas tree probably took a hit as Auntie would not let me turn down the gas log. I put the tree up early this year and was hoping it might make New Years.
My Aunt was getting jumpy missing out on the latest QVC/ Home Shopping channel deals. The juice came back though at 9ish last night.
Handbags on sale in Bryant Park.
She saved a bundle with no cable.
Oh, the radio. My Aunt was struck by the complete lack of info on the radio. Every station was Christmas Music with no real news or updates from time to time. My Aunt had me checking though I was assuring her it will be over when it’s over. I hope everyone is comfortable again soon.