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We have power

As of 1am this morning, the power came back on...and stayed on. And there was much rejoycing.

Things that need to be done (regardless of the storm) are:
Take out trash
Install wood flooring (handyman has blown us off 3 times. What are the odds?)
Have roof checked for leaks
Gutters cleaned
Fridge/freezer emptied (preferably by tonight, as trash day is tomorrow)
House returned to a semblance of normalcy
Check written to cover car loan

I'm at work now. I have 3 more shifts this week. Karen's theoretically working as well, except that she has the World's Worst Ear Infection. I feel bad that I can't do more for her.

Now, if only we had cable (and by extension, the cable modem). Someone feel like taping Enterprise and West Wing for us?

Comments

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(no subject) - yermie - Sep. 23rd, 2003 01:36 pm (UTC) - Expand
sethcohen
Sep. 23rd, 2003 02:45 pm (UTC)
Re: Floor warning
Thanks for the advice, Despot. I'll run that by the bozos who will be doing the flooring. I don't mind extra padding...but I'm not going to make a special trip for it. I have a few odds-and-ends to get now that we have power, so perhaps I'll get it next time I'm there.
cellio
Sep. 23rd, 2003 03:28 pm (UTC)
TV
I expect you'd prefer someone local, but if your cable isn't back and no one nearby can get you tapes, I can tape them for you. You have two choices: (1) I program them back-to-back on one VCR (you probably lose some closing credits on the one to guarantee not missing the start of the other), and I mail the tape on Thursday, or (2) I run off copies from my own (complete) tapes, but might not be able to get it into the mail before Rosh Hashana. (If I don't, the tape would go into the mail on Monday morning.)
sethcohen
Sep. 23rd, 2003 10:08 pm (UTC)
Re: TV
Luckily, our cable (and thus the cable modem via which I make this reply) have returned, so we are good. Note to self: reset time on VCR.
bodnej
Sep. 24th, 2003 04:19 am (UTC)
Enterprise
You know, I thought that I was the only person left watching Enterprise. DS9 is still my favorite Star Trek series, but this season of Enterprise is looking promising. I like a pissed-off captain; if Picard threw a few aliens into the airlock, TNG would have been a lot more exciting. ;-)

I might need to borrow a tape of this week's episode, actually, because Laura and I are going to a bris tonight. We should be back in time, but might not be.

sethcohen
Sep. 24th, 2003 05:47 am (UTC)
Re: Enterprise
Thanks for the reminder...I haven't had a chance yet to watch last week's episode. Sure, we'll save the tape for you.
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