Shannon Stacey

Whaddya mean it's not Monday?

(It’s not, right? *checks* Okay.)

I just got back from an H&R Block crash course in payroll and employment taxes. I hate math. Fortunately, Phyllis seriously rocks, and I’m no longer playing Blind Man’s Bluff with the IRS. But did I mention I hate math?

I’m a bit worried about PBW. She’s usually right there every morning while I have my first coffee of the day. Hopefully Wilma just knocked out her power temporarily and she didn’t suffer any damage. I guess if 6 million people don’t have power, chances are she doesn’t either. I’m hopeful that all of our friends in Florida were spared the worst of the damage.

I’m scrambling to put the finishing touches on my RTB column for tomorrow. I had one that complimented Angie’s awesome entry on whether or not the envelope in erotic romance is being pushed, but Sylvia scooped me yesterday. So I’m :type: like mad!

3 comments to “Whaddya mean it's not Monday?”

  1. Gabriele
      · October 25th, 2005 at 1:52 pm · Link

    What I don’t get is why the power cables haven’t been put under earth by now. It surely can’t be more expensive than repairing the mess several times a year. Our storms don’t compete with a cat 5 hurricane, but German power cables run under earth since some 10-15 years now, together with the phone lines. :shrug:

  2. Charlene T
      · October 25th, 2005 at 2:50 pm · Link

    Some areas do have underground power cables. One place in Vermont does, I remember.

    I’m worried about PBW too, Shan. I’m sure her power is out, but I wish somebody would hear from her and pass the news on.

  3. Shannon
      · October 26th, 2005 at 7:40 am · Link

    That would be awesome, Gabriele, but I don’t see it happening. They’re not going to spend money until it’s pried out of their greedy little hands, and trying to find ways to bury the lines would be interesting. I’ll have to ask my husband if they’ve ever considered that for NH.

    At least PBW’s okay!!! :clap:

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