Miscellaneous Whining and a Contest Over There

Where else can I whine if not here at my blog?Last night we had a huge enormous rain storm that was actual weather with thunder and lightning thrown in just to scare the bejeebus out of all the dogs, all the cats, and all the people. At 11:00 PM onward, which is well past my bedtime, I’ll have you know. Then the lights went out which had the extremely ironic effect of waking me up because when the lights came back on, the lights in my room came on. Because the Hue lights mean the switch is in the on position all the time. So, electricity goes out when the lights are “off” no change. It remains dark and I sleep blissfully on. But when the electricity comes back on?  My lights turn on and I am no longer sleeping blissfully. And then KA-BLAM!!!!!  More lightning and thunder.

So, yay for lots of rain because we need it. But I had to drive into San Francisco today for a conference thing and …. flooded roads. sloooooooowwwwww traffic and rain coming down so hard the windshield wipers were essentially useless. But no worries! Traffic was moving at a nice, safe 2.3 miles per hour.

But now I’m home and hey. Over at the Riskies I giving away some books. Click here to go enter.

There. I’m done whining.

 

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4 Responses to “Miscellaneous Whining and a Contest Over There”

  1. Timothea says:

    LOL at the nice safe speed you were travelling at. We’re getting that here in Australia, too!

  2. Thank you for your sympathy. I hope you have the weather you need in Australia!

  3. DawnD says:

    But they’re reminding us to conserve water! As if I’m going outside to water my plants right now…

  4. Alice says:

    That rain (and a lotta wind) worked its way over here to Virginia, but we managed to keep the lights on.

    By the way, what’s a Hue light when it’s at home?