We went to my parents house on the other side of the state for Christmas. We got home last night at 11:30 to the power on only to the fridge and the downstairs bathroom. So we went to a hotel around the corner.
This morning at 8:00 I called the electrician, he stopped by on the way to church diagnosed the problem in 5 minutes, got the furnaces and living room "active" and told us to call Consumers.
Consumers power came out three hours later dug up the line and fixed it in under two hours.
What a country we live in where magic like this can happen as "just a routine line snap from the cold, sorry we couldn't throw down a piece of sod over the spot we dug up"
We have regular power and heat, and when there is a interruption in those services we take for granted there are people with the experience and training to fix those things in minutes or hours, and they apologize for not being able to do better when they worked magic!
When our home wasn't as comfortable as we would like there was a warm clean dry space just sitting waiting for us, and they cooked us breakfast!
Some people would complain about the inconvenience of all this but Im amazed and thankful for the great blessings.
Beware Bering Crystal Bears, Bearing Crystals. (Especially if the crystals they are bearing are, themselves, Bering Crystal Bears.) -Old, Stupid Proverb
You hear that Khoo? We're almost better than the comic!