Did someone forget to pay the gas company?
They wouldn’t survive the winter up here.
We have a friend who is on Social Services, and she would sometimes not turn on the water heater to save money. Hubby and I used to have a time-share and every summer I would take two kids from church to spend a week in Williamsburg. We’d get annual passes, so we could get two trips out of the deal. The first time I took her two with me, the daughter was thrilled to bits to be able to take a long hot shower. I nearly wept for her.
Been there, done that.
One of my favorite scenes from “Groundhog Day”.
Sounds like my house, when one appliance goes kaput, then immediately another one and another one and another one, sometimes I swear Household items are in cahoots with one another.
Even as a comic strip, this is getting dire. I mean, you’ve got to write your way out of this one, if you’re a cartoonist, don’t you? You’ve got to resolve it, right? Right?
“It builds character.” ~ Calvin’s dad
Time to sell Agnes into slavery.
Up next…..a long walk to school in the snow.
Heck with this, go back to bed…..
when I was a lot younger (1940s), we had to heat water on the stove if we wanted a warm bath.
Move to Florida.