As I sit here typing this, the DC is getting yet another 10-20 inches of snow – on top of the 2+ feet we just got! I don’t know where you live, but this is craziness for us. I think we got like 5 inches total last year ;)
But as I “work from home” for the 4th business day in a row, I’m realizing just how much I could care less about money right now. I know it’ll change when all this is over, but at this moment there’s only one thing I really REALLY want to keep right now – ELECTRICITY.
If Benjamin Franklin were still around I’d pay him back in so much beer he would have never invented another thing! haha… I’m telling you, the second you lose electricity you realize just how wonderful it is.
Think about it – without electricity we can’t:
- Keep warm (or at least w/ our set up)
- Keep our food from going rotten
- SEE (unless you got mad candles)
- Take hot showers
- Cook (if you have an electric stove)
- Use the Internet!
- Blog/Check emails
- Use online banking to do online banking stuff
- Use the ATM to get out cash
- “Work from home” (you like how I keep quoting that?)
And on and on and on. You can have a billion dollars in the bank, but without electricity these days you couldn’t even access it. Electricity is totally my currency right now, and I just pray we have enough to weather the storm – literally! So if you don’t hear from me for a while, you’ll know what I ran out of… even the iPhone dies after a while :(