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dhaupt
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After Effects of Irene

Hi all you romance fans.

Melanie and her family are having quite the adventure in the aftermath of Irene, they are all fine but have no power and probably won't until at least Thursday, they're taking it in stride and having an adventure.

 

Let's help her out by blasting all the posts on Romance Reads and show her how much we love her while she's held captive by the storm's effects.

 



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Cheyenne_Catina
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Re: After Effects of Irene

I hope your power returns soon Melanie:smileyhappy:

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Re: After Effects of Irene

Hi Melanie & Family!

 

As a person whose been through what y'all are going through during Hurricane Ike, I can certainly empathize.  Doing what y'all are doing and keeping it all in perspective is the best way to handle it.  It's a day by day process.  Hold each other up the best you can.  My well wishes  and prayers for as quick a resolution to everything are with you all.  :smileywink:

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Great idea, Debbie! I saw Melanie's tweet about losing power - she must be going nuts!

 

I think some chocolate might be called for, as well as a frou-frou umbrella drink!

 



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becke_davis wrote:

Great idea, Debbie! I saw Melanie's tweet about losing power - she must be going nuts!

 

I think some chocolate might be called for, as well as a frou-frou umbrella drink!

 




Becke - I sent her an email today that if she doesn't get power by tomorrow, I'm going to kidnap her and the kids and bring them over for a hot shower/bath. I hope they will get power soon. !!

 

Anne

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Re: After Effects of Irene

Hello! I'm here!!! I'm sitting in the loving glow of ELECTRICITY!!!

 

Thanks for your patience and funny posts, guys. All told, a few days of no light wasn't so bad. We had water and the stove worked if I lit the gas burners, and since my husband was unable to watch the Yankees I actually wrangled a few date nights out of him. So all it takes for me to get a Scrabble game, undivided concentration, and a glass of wine is a storm that knocks power out of half the homes on the East Coast. :smileyhappy:

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Melanie_Murray wrote:

Hello! I'm here!!! I'm sitting in the loving glow of ELECTRICITY!!!

 

Thanks for your patience and funny posts, guys. All told, a few days of no light wasn't so bad. We had water and the stove worked if I lit the gas burners, and since my husband was unable to watch the Yankees I actually wrangled a few date nights out of him. So all it takes for me to get a Scrabble game, undivided concentration, and a glass of wine is a storm that knocks power out of half the homes on the East Coast. :smileyhappy:


Yay, you're back.

Wouldn't you know that the moderator for a romance forum would turn loss of electricity into a romatic interlude :smileyhappy:

you devil you

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Melanie_Murray wrote:

Hello! I'm here!!! I'm sitting in the loving glow of ELECTRICITY!!!

 

Thanks for your patience and funny posts, guys. All told, a few days of no light wasn't so bad. We had water and the stove worked if I lit the gas burners, and since my husband was unable to watch the Yankees I actually wrangled a few date nights out of him. So all it takes for me to get a Scrabble game, undivided concentration, and a glass of wine is a storm that knocks power out of half the homes on the East Coast. :smileyhappy:


You know, that doesn't sound half bad!