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Power Goes Out – Solar Oven Can’t Compete with Clouds!

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Yesterday evening, just before I was ready to cook my dinner, our power went out. Unexpectedly, of course. I mean, when does your power ever go out that you are expecting it to happen?  I called the power company and went through an amazingly difficult series of screens and prompts.  Fortunately there was still daylight; else, I am not sure whether I could have seen all the numbers I had to punch in to get the message across.  I do have a flashlight, but from experience,  finding the emergency numbers and figuring out the last seven digits of my ESID are hard enough without having to hold a flashlight under my chin!

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