Friday, February 26, 2010

Why didn't we buy a better pump?

I'm lying here in the dark. There's a raging wind outside. It sounds like a freight train rolling by our house nonstop.

The power went out about an hour ago. The only flashlight I could find was L's bulldozer one that honks when you push the wrong button.

The sump pump hole is full of water but the pump's not working because we didn't splurge on the pump with the battery back-up. I put everything in the finished basement up as high as I could but the new chairs and the new toy storage can't be put up.

The dog keeps barking every two minutes because the lack of light and the wind are freaking him out. Luckily L is sleeping through it all, but I'll be shocked if that continues.

Oh, and I'm alone because DH had to go into work to help other people because that's what cops do.

Please send "no flooding" vibes.

3 comments:

Tracey... said...

SO SORRY! THIS CAN BE SCARY! UGGHH! BEST OF LUCK AND LOTS OF PRAYERS!

Barb said...

lots of good vibes. sorry:(

Lost in Space said...

Oh, Karen!! I so hope that pump is doing it's job and that the rain has stopped.

I smiled thinking of you with a honking bulldozer flashlight. (-;

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