A electrical transformer on a nearby power pole went boom tonight and there has been no electricity at my residence. Yes this is a first world problem but it’s a problem nonetheless. The utility company is working on it for all affected.
Our Electric Power Board is top notch, we even get Internet, Cable and phone service through them. They provide great local service. We are lucky in Chattanooga to have them.
I am usually a easy-going, level-headed sort of bloke. These days I am navigating the waters of being angry/mad/pissed off. This is something I don’t have a lot of practice at. Without divulging the reasons for my emotions I am just trying to figure out what the hell I am doing. Keeping my cool is important as to not let things get out of control but like I said being mad is something I am figuring out. There is hurt and pain involved with being mad and I am used to those things. Someone suggested writing about it so I will be doing so but not for public consumption, just for me. Let’s see how things go.
Five years ago I went through a layoff that ended my time with a company I had been with for years. I was unemployed for two years after this event. The key to surviving such a thing is persistence, patience and even prayer to your higher power. Some luck helps too. When a door closes…