AARRGH! Day from HECK!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by spookyevilone, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. spookyevilone

    spookyevilone Crazy Quail Lady

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    Woke up to -25F, -38F windchill. Car wouldn't start. Plugged the car in to the charger, 20 minutes later, there was a pop outside and a transformer blew and the power went out. I ran around filling bottles of hot water for the birds, covering cages in quilts, and retreated to my waterbed to hide MYSELF under some quilts.

    Hours later, the power is finally back on. My house is slowly heating up. My kitchen and basement water pipes froze. I have heaters going downstairs right now and the oven going to try to warm things up and get the water flowing again.

    Forgot about the bread in the oven, burned lunch.

    All the birds are fine, even the newborns. I, however, am a little stressed. To add insult to injury, I want cocoa and I'm out of milk.

    Winter can be over now. Like, right now.
    -Spooky
     
  2. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    BBBRRRR!! Here's a [​IMG] to help!
     
  3. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
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    eww

    go back to bed [​IMG]
     
  4. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
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    that's it! let's boycott winter! [​IMG]

    sorry you had a bad day! [​IMG]


    hope tomorrow is better!
     
  5. JanieMarie

    JanieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And I thought bad things were sposed to come in 3's! Sounds like youve had your fill for awhile! Like you didn't have enough to do. Glad all the birds are ok
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Good grief, go back to bed with a good book and forget this day ever happened. [​IMG]
     
  7. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:The day aint over yet.... an boy you already have a weeks worth of bull. poor thing [​IMG]
     
  8. spookyevilone

    spookyevilone Crazy Quail Lady

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    Thanks, guys. I got the basement pipes thawed, but the kitchen faucet is still frozen and I can't figure out why or where.

    The bright spot.. the Coturnix egg that had been in the hatcher actually hatched just a few minutes ago, so I have my first Italian chick [​IMG]

    Who's going to keep me awake all night peeping his darn head off because he's the only one in the brooder. [​IMG]

    Back to holding a hairdryer along some copper pipe..
    -Spooky
     
  9. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    Glad things are looking up. Here's wishing you chocolate.
     

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