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love thy neighbor

We've lived in the same house for the last 6 years and while we love our neighborhood, we didn't love our neighbors until recently.  We don't really know our immediate neighbors really well, but well enough and over the past 3 years, we have made many friends, resulting in loving our neighbors.

This brings me to yesterday morning.

I'm blow drying my hair and I have my flat iron plugged in at the same time.  All of a sudden, the dryer pops and smells like smoke.  The next thing I know, the outlet is blow.  At that point, I didn't have time to mess around.  My hair was basically dry and I needed to get dressed and go.  So I did.

Later that night, we (my husband and I) fix the blown fuse and make sure the outlet is working.

Which brings me to this morning.

I'm out of the shower about to start drying my hair.  I reset the outlet and my dryer and it doesn't work.  I think, well maybe I need to reset it again (on the outlet), so I do.  It still doesn't work.  Then I look at my iron and it's on.  SHIT.  My dryer is dead.

And the best part, I don't have a back up!

So, I text my neighbor at 6:37am and ask her to borrow her dryer!


So in my robe and some sweat pants, I drive over to her house to borrow her dryer!

3 years ago I would've had to go to work with wet hair.

Boy, do I just love my neighbors!


Danica said…
HA!!! Thank God my BFF is my neighbor!
t.w.i.t. said…
It was no problem, really. You can borrow my dryer anytime. And I'll have you using the attachments in no time!
Jeannie said…
It's so great to have neighbors to help you out in a bind!

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