To Tom and Mike’s last night for a hearty dinner before the second snow storm really hit. They have one of those stoves where the burners are gas, but the oven is electric, and the oven had shorted. Tom prepared to do the usual–unplug the stove, and plug it in again–except he dropped the lead down the back of the cooker. The stove couldn’t be moved without risk of disconnecting the gas line. and so the following drama ensued.
Could we find something long enough and thin enough to poke down the back of the cooker? Our friend Steve thought he might have the perfect answer:
But Mike had a better idea–a banana hook on the end of a piece of string:
The oven still wouldn’t work, but the dinner was none the worse for a transfer to stovetop and microwave, and the plug is now safely tethered. A drama in three acts.
And the snow? It kept on coming…