Tuesday, June 26, 2012

no light, no light

Yesterday our power went out.  Some mix-up between our landlord and the bank and the power company and medieval times, and we are the ones with no light, no fridge, no internet, no tv, no phone, no hot water.  And, as we reach 104° today, no air conditioning.  Today I'm posting from a little cafe near the house, but who knows when we will have light again.  Unsurprisingly, I cannot get this song out of my head.


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    1. We got our power back on, so I don't think I have to run away to another country just yet... Plus I'm only here for another 3 weeks (or less?!) before I head home. See you there in September?

  2. nice song...no electricity, I know what you are talking about, I live at the moment in Greece on one of the islands...and it happens all the time, but you know what is much worse then no light...NO WATER...

    1. Trust me, every single time I flushed the toilet I thought, thank god we have water!

  3. What a sweet song!Wish you have a good day!

  4. hi, I really love your blog it's so fun! I have a little problem here, I am an amateur nail polish fiend, and I'm trying to find an amateur advice and forum website, to get advice and discuss nail polish and nail art. Because I don't know a single thing, about protecting my nail polish at all! I tend to usually wear it mostly on my toes. Mostly during the summer, but I bought this Sally Hansen diamond strength nail polish hardener, which was supposed to be matte or clear, and when I put it over my nice nail polish, it ruined it! This stuff is advertised as "diamond strength nail hardener, and clear, not a separate polish of its own. But when you put it over your real mail polish, to protect it, it turns glittery and silver, with lots of glitter in it. Wonderful! I've looked all over for real good nail hardener and protector, and all I can find is this Sally Hansen stuff. So obviously I don't know what I'm doing.how the heck do I find some of these amateur nail art fan sites with forumns and discussions? Do they have them? I'm sure they do; this website is very very interesting and fun. Thanks!

    Oh, and if you're talking about blowing your power, try California, USA. In northern California when I lived there for years, it happened right in the city of San Francisco all the time. Whole blocks would burn out. And also on the peninsula, in Contra Costa County, which is supposed to be a rich area, during the summer we would have blackouts,and "brownouts", no power, your refrigerators rot, and you die of the heat. It can get 108° there in the summer. Miserable! And California supposed to be a rich state! No way.I can understand blowing your power on an island, but in the middle of wealthy California?


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