[Dixielandjazz] Hopefully, lightning never strikes in the same place twice.
pottermick at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 23:59:24 PST 2009
Welcome back Bill.
I look forward to seeing you at Convention.
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 4:01 PM, Bill Haesler <bhaesler at bigpond.net.au> wrote:
> Dear friends,
> At last, I'm back on line.
> Thanks to an email from my dear mate Jack Mitchell, many of you will now know that we had a direct thunderstorm lightning hit on our quite little street last Thursday evening at 5.55pm.
> It tripped the light and power circuits to all eight houses, whipped through power surge protection devices and wiped out most of the TV/internet cable connections.
> In our house it fused Jess's small set top unit and TV, our digital cordless phone system, and (horror) my iMac power board, logic board, keyboard and the 7-unit USB hub.
> Unfortunately, each Applecare repair only revealed the next fault, so it took from Monday morning until this morning (Wednesday) to correct the iMac problem.
> I have yet to reconnect the two printers and scanner to see if they still are OK.
> Talk about withdrawal symptoms!
> I didn't realise how addicted I had become to the internet!
> I have perused the email message backlog and will get back to those awaiting replies asap.
> At least we managed to watch some DVDs at night and I've made a big dent in my neglected filing system.
> Very kind regards to all,
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