I had a winter power cut at my house this morning. It’s just what you need this time of year isn’t it!
I was sitting watching television, when suddenly the lights flickered and went out and the television and sound system went off.
I fired up my laptop, which fortunately still had some battery life in it, but the router was off so I couldn’t connect to Wifi.
I then looked at my smart phone, but the battery was almost dead. I couldn’t charge it of course so that was useless.
To make matters worse, it was snowing and icy so I couldn’t go for a walk, bike or go for a run.
I had a bright idea though, I would drive to the mall and buy one of those device chargers so I could at least use my phone.
So I wrapped up warm, shovelled the snow from the driveway, then realized the garage door opener needs electricity, so I couldn’t even go anywhere in the car.
Frustrated, I went into the kitchen to make coffee and then I remembered that the coffee machine also needed power.
At this point I gave up, so I sat and talked with my wife for a few hours. She seems like a nice person.