"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-17-2008, 02:47 PM   #41
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 433
Yeah!! We've finally got our power back!! Fortunately we never opened our chest freezer either, we also put a big blanket over it. The refrigerators in the house and garage were only opened minimally. The freezers not at all. I also put a cooler with ice in the garage for juices, milk, beer and pop so we wouldn't constantly be opening the frig. It's really hard to cook though by candle light. lol
I just hope it stays on now.

Barb
__________________

__________________
homecook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2008, 03:21 PM   #42
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pacanis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NW PA
Posts: 18,751
My father stopped out today and said there were still 1000 customers in Erie without electric. We get our share of wind and ice storms up here, but I don't recall a huricane still being that strong by the time it gets this far north. Usually it just rains non-stop for a day.
__________________

__________________
Give us this day our daily bacon.
pacanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2008, 03:32 PM   #43
Chef Extraordinaire
 
suziquzie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: MN
Posts: 11,488
Send a message via AIM to suziquzie
Its amazing to me that this storm got up to the midwest so fast and was still so strong!!
I mean, really, a hurricaine in Michigan? Ohio?
Craziness!
Nothing like that ever gets here.... they just stop our weather in time for a few days til they move out.
Glad everyone is on the mend.
__________________
Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
suziquzie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2008, 10:00 PM   #44
Chef Extraordinaire
 
middie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Cleveland,Ohio USA
Posts: 16,264
Send a message via Yahoo to middie
Still over 1,000 in the Cleveland area without power. Most should be restored by tomorrow, but in some cases not until Sunday. Some schools are still closed too.
__________________
middie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2008, 10:07 PM   #45
Master Chef
 
Constance's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Southern Illiniois
Posts: 8,175
We got some big hits in southern Illinois before it ever got to you all back east.
__________________

__________________
We get by with a little help from our friends
Constance is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.