Something isn’t right when I wake up. It’s hard to put my finger on it, but it’s there nonetheless. I realize that it’s Sunday and I probably need to get up and get ready for church, and that’s when it occurs to me that I don’t remember my work alarms going off. Resetting them was one of the last things I did before getting in bed. Though it is pretty dim outside, I somehow doubt it’s that early. I look at the clock and see the problem at once. The power went back out after I went to bed. Funny, in a way.
So I go to find another clock – turns out I’m going to miss church this morning – and a cell phone to call the power company. Continue reading “Dark morning”