Ah… electricity. How I take you for granted! But after being one of the hundreds of thousands of Torontonians without power last night – over 800,000 homes in the western suburbs and 300,000 homes in the core were blacked out for 6+ hours – let’s just say that the warm, radiating glow from my computer screen has never felt more welcome.
(Adding insult to injury? We had just completed an epic grocery run and finished stocking the fridge and freezer when the power went out. Thank goodness it was only 6 hours, or $200 worth of groceries would have gone down the drain!)
Of course, the horrific pictures from last night’s catastrophe “flooded” my Facebook feed and inbox this morning (honestly, no pun intended) –