Old oil derrick in Roane County.

They’re doing this thing on “Good Morning, America” where they have people give up various things for a week–wearing makeup, cell phones, coffee, etc. Weenies. Yesterday I had no electricity, no water, and no phone. All day. I think they should try THAT on GMA. I handled it like a champ. Okay, my cousin’s mother has a rotary dial phone, which still worked without electricity, so I did run over and use it to check on after-school basketball practice. And I went to a friend’s house and took a shower. And I did spend an inordinate amount of time rambling around Wal-Mart admiring the electricity and working televisions in the electronics department. I stopped by the library to use the bathroom. Do I have survivalist skills or what? :mrgreen:

(Thank you so much for all the fun questions for my FAQs page! I’ll let you know when it’s up–with answers!! Winner of this weekend’s Free Book Friday: #26, TeresaH! Click the Contact button in the menu bar above and send me your address and your pick from my backlist!)


  1. Melissa says:

    Congrats Teresa!

    I live in an old apt. and they will do work on our water or heat and not tell us about it. Grates my onion.

  2. catslady says:

    Congrats Theresa.

    I didn’t have water for half a day this week and couldn’t stand it. Of course it was wash day.

  3. Cryna says:

    I think you made it through the day quite admirably……Kudos to you……… 🙂

  4. Cryna says:

    OOPs!!!! Hit send before I said a Congratulations to Theresa………enjoy your book…….:bananadance:

  5. Kacey says:

    no electricity, no water…um, YUCK. But hey, the library and Walmart were a good idea !:mrgreen: