Notes from the Northwoods: Unwelcome Adventure
I had thought my 2 a.m. adventure on the way home from work would start and end with the crazy icicles on the outside of the building. But the icicles were just a hint of the cold yet to come.
When I got home, I noticed a glow in the snow outside my door, before I could see the actual door. I was relieved when the snowplow passed by, taking its lights away, but the relief was short-lived, as the glow was still there.
Apparently, I had not shut my door tightly when I locked it on the way to work The door was wide open, and a 2-liter bottle of diet Pepsi was frozen and exploded in the entryway. There was dirty snow on and around the cat's scratching post. A shrill squealing noise was coming from the living room. After a couple of minutes of frantic searching, I discovered it was coming from my exercise bike. I hit a couple of buttons and it went away.
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