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Hot enough to set alarm bells ringing

The smoke alarms went off at 1am, waking me and probably the whole of Itchy Ankle. I tumbled out of bed and stumbled into the kitchen where I stood naked on a kitchen chair to rip the alarm from the … Continue reading

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Hansel to the rescue once again

It is lovely and quiet here, thanks for asking. Hansel came home about 10pm (sporting his new do) and I immediately forced him up a ladder to look at the beeping smoke alarm. He pinched or flipped the medallion-sized disc … Continue reading

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Emergency responders-where are you when you’re needed?

Why are none of you helping? I can’t go on much longer. I can’t go on alone. I turned off the power to the hall at the fuse box, thinking that would outwit the demonic smoke alarm. There are now … Continue reading

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