Sunday, January 14, 2007

My Electric Outage


You may or may not have heard the Midwest suffered a big ice storm on Friday night. We haven't had power for 2 days now. After toughing it out the first 24 hours, we finally moved to my stepdaughter's house this morning. Despite the circumstances, we are having a really fun time.
Ameren, our utility company, has a website that we check frequently for updates on our situation. The site actually has a link entitled "My Electric Outage." Like My Summer Vacation I am guessing. It cracks me up every time we sign on. Then this lovely graphic pops up along with some very non-committal information such as they don't know why our outage occurred, when it will be fixed, etc.
So very helpful, our Ameren is.

4 comments:

  1. Wow that is too crazy! No power!! You are right though sometimes when you can not do anything about it - it just makes you relax and have fun with it. I do hope they get if fixed for you soon though.

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  2. Oh my God, MB!!! I had NO idea! I hope they get it fixed for you soon... how frustrating for you, not to mention cold! How DID you tough it out for two whole days!?!? Warm Hugs, Shari

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  3. that last sentance sounded like Yoda.

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  4. Karyl3:28 PM

    Oh, Mistress of the Inventoried Freezer, would you be interested in a homemade cheesecake from 1996 that I found in the back and bottom of my large freezer downstairs? I pity our garbage collector tomorrow...

    It's good to be home where it's warm and there are lights, isn't it?

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