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The Morning After...Good Night Irene!
The Morning After...Good Night Irene!It was a long Saturday following the reports of Hurricane Irene..how high the winds, how many inches of rain and the entire preparedness for the worst. I finally went to bed about 3AM...to be awakened at 5:30 AM with that booming sound alerting us that the power has just been lost. No problem...we have a backup gas generator.Waiting a few seconds I hear it trying to start, a few seconds more another try and then another few seconds...and I realize three strikes and you are out...out of power that is. A call to the company who tells me they are not that busy and will be out as soon as the rain lets up.My cell phone charge is going down so I take a ride to survey the neighborhood and re-charge my phone.
There was a lot of debris and quite a few downed trees... even a blocked off the street.... all within a mile radius of my house.After another call, a service technician shows up about 1:00. Actually, pretty amazing service considering there are thousands without power.Instead of waiting for the fix, went out for a late brunch with daughter, Erica who spent the ... more
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