Thursday, November 08, 2012

Insult to Injury

Just Holding My Breath

The Follywoods weather report includes Mother Nature's next insult to New Jersey--a snowstorm.  My poor maple tree, still full of leaves lost another couple big branches, but so far, my power is still on.

Some of my fellow residents are not so lucky. The next road over did not have power yet as of last night, and according to Facebook posts, a number of other New Jerseyans lost power again from this can probably hear the screams of frustration all the way to the Pacific.

My biggest issue now is lack of Internet, TV, and phone. Big deal, huh? NOT!!

Verizon is giving NJ residents free air time if they exceed their minutes. ATT, my portable Internet hotspot, does not seem to be offering any relief. I called to check. But it's a $10 overage fee for each gigabyte, so I will just pay that for the one month. I don't use the wifi that much most of the time--wish that they'd roll over the unused data, but no go on that either. All the more reason to go with Verizon when I get the IPhone from my friend.

Anyhow, some gratuitous photos of the snow. More tomorrow, if I post. These may be the last from my Panasonic camera which seems to be malfunctioning.

Behold the snow:


  1. I'm so happy to hear that you didn't lose power, neither did we. Still no phone though. I have a verizon phone and no real problems with them. My husband has verizon service on his phones and ipad. I have at&t on my ipad and i don't think my service is as good as his. I'm thinking of changing it over to verizon.

    Your photos look a lot like our house. Too bad about your tree limbs. We got about 9 inches but the good news is by the weekend it will all be gone. Supposedly temps in the 60's. Very crazy weather.

  2. Anonymous2:11 PM

    You folks have really been slammed this year - hope the power stays on.

  3. I'm glad to hear you still have power, at least. I think that this will be an interesting winter, but I hope that it isn't.

    Let me know if you need anything!

  4. I am thankful that you still have power! May it stay on and on.. These early wet snows are hard on the trees.

  5. picturesque, but not what you needed right now - at least you have power still!

  6. oh my, just what everybody needed! and you know I am sincere when I say I would have taken every inch of that snow if I could have.
    - The Equestrian Vagabond