Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur
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GTs needed

Okay, this weekend is officially sucking on the home front. Knowing that the blizzard was coming and our boiler was occasionally stopping, msmemory headed home to tend to it. She got home and found it kicked out (as we'd feared) so she got Taylor and Murphy (our oil company) to come poke at it last night. They did so, and declared it fit for service.

They lied. She is now stuck at home alone (I'm trapped in Boston, and from all accounts have at best even odds of making it home if I try). The boiler won't stay on for more than a couple of minutes at a time. The guy from Taylor and Murphy can't get to her because Trimount Ave. (the short steep hill before our house) is impassible. He's going to try again soon, but it's all a crapshoot. She's more or less stuck at home: her car is buried under three feet of snow, so the only way she even *could* get out would be by begging a ride from our neighbors, the plow drivers, to evacuate her. (At which point, the house probably freezes solid until the weather goes above freezing.)

So please offer up from prayers to the gods of bureaucracy and road sanding, that Waltham will get off its ass and get Trimount Avenue sanded and salted, before things get dangerously cold at home...
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