Terrible Weather

The last few days the weather was uncommonly severe, strong winds, pouring rain and leaky roof …

 

This morning I found that this tree branch in front of our house had come down, barely missing our power line!

And while we never lost electric power (unlike some of our neighbors), we lost hot water. Our hot water comes from a solar powered thingamajig on the roof, and without sunlight = cold showers.

After talking to our landlady, who claims she has never seen weather like this before, we tried to turn on the ‘back up’, which apparently has never been used, nor serviced, and henceforth, when needed, did not work anymore. And the electrician cannot come and fix it until it stopped raining …

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