Dear Crabby, Why do we lose power all the time at my house?

Dear Crabby, I get so frustrated that our house always loses power and the rest of my subdivision does not. Why would that be? In today's modern world, why can't they figure out a way to keep the power on? Sincerely, Otta Juice Dear Otta Juice, Yes, I have often wondered the same thing. You would think that if we can put a man on the moon and make phones the size of a credit card that can do video chats; we should be able to prevent power outages in local neighborhoods. I too live in … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, I Feel Powerless When The Power Goes Out!

Dear Crabby, We tend to lose power frequently around our neighborhood. I feel so powerless when this happens! What do you suggest we do during those times? Sincerely,  Dave D'prest Dear Mr. D'prest, I too live in a neighborhood that is notorious for losing power. It is a pet peeve of mine, and it still frustrates me to this day. There are times when the weather is bad and I could understand losing power - you know, during ice storms or downpours. But sometimes we even lose power on … [Read more...]