a cold day in hell.

a cold day in hell.

I’m not amused, Cupid.

I had to [yes, had to – completely necessary] adopt a Valentine gift from a very generous friend [you know who you are] because my husband is about as romantic and attentive as a neutered cat.

And then this morning happened.

It is -9°F, with wind chill, -28°F. [Yes, those are negative numbers.]

And this morning I was awakened by the voice of my daughter informing me that the POWER WAS OUT. My house was freezing. Not cold. Not chilly. Freezing. I could have left the milk on the counter with no unfortunate consequences.

I have had three cups of hot coffee. I’m going for four. Power was restored about an hour ago. I haven’t recovered yet.

I need some warming up.

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Sandra began writing when she was a sixth grader. She is a teller of stories through poetry, fiction, and tales from her own life. And she thinks too much. Read, think, enjoy, laugh.
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42 Responses to a cold day in hell.

  1. The V-Pub says:

    I hope power comes back quickly. If not, maybe a romantic time by a roaring fireplace is on order. 😀

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  2. Hope you warm up soon x

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  3. Kay says:

    Our furnace broke! Cheers on the hot beverages!

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  4. theturtle says:

    Hope your house is warmer 🙂
    And your heart too (thanks to your kids) ❤
    It's very cold out here today too , but kids ? they are a furnace 😉
    ❤ ❤ ❤

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    • House is much warmer. Let’s not even discuss how much coffee I’ve had.

      It is so cold here that we received a broadcast phone call from the town we live in telling people to stay indoors and check on your friends and neighbors! Apparently, we have not had a day this cold here since 1957.

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  5. Miriam says:

    Sending warm wishes, lots of love and hugs from summer in Australia (not that it feels like summer at the moment). Take care and rug up xo

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  6. lolabipola says:

    Oh boy! MEN! 😉

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  7. sassandsauce says:

    Awww.. Men 😦 What was the gift though? And I hope you’ve recovered from the cold..

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  8. Sending you lots of warm hugs and virtual gifts for vday! I spend the day with my son and my mom at the movies watching Star Wars movie – my son’s current fav! 😀

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  9. Sorry, I am late, but I’m here now. Should I start with your toes???

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