November 29, 2006

Your Love is Like a Heatwave

In New York City, particularly in older buildings, the heat is centrally controlled. This means that regardless of your preference, the heat is either on or off at a level that is beyond your reach.

This presents a problem: if you are too cold, you have to put on a sweater or get a blanket or something. If you are too hot, you have to go outside or turn on your air conditioner.

Air conditioners in these buildings are window units that you have to purchase and install on your own.

It strikes me as a bit absurd to have the AC on in late November or early December, but I have been tempted. I've settled for just opening my windows. Because it is a gazillion degrees in my apartment these days.

Someone put up a sheet in the lobby to write down complaints about the heat. Everyone but me and one other person is complaining that they have no heat. So, I'm scared that the super will turn the heat way up in an attempt to get heat to everyone else and I will die in my sleep of either dehydration or spontaneous combustion.

Posted by Flibbertigibbet at November 29, 2006 06:25 PM | TrackBack

Sleep naked. And take photos.

Posted by: Britton at November 29, 2006 08:16 PM

I can't take photos while I'm asleep, silly!

Posted by: Flibby at November 29, 2006 08:46 PM

Yes, but there must be some kind of timer on your camera. So set it to take pictures while you're sleeping. I'd have a look... :-)

Posted by: Kris at November 30, 2006 09:15 AM

Good call Kris! :)

Posted by: Britton at November 30, 2006 10:35 PM