The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Sunday, Debtember 06, 2020

An early Christmas surprise

Bunny walked into the Computer room. “Want to see the lights?” she asked as she was opening up a package.

“Is that a remote-controlled outlet?”

“Yes it is.”

“Cool. Let's see the lights.” We walked out to look at the lights splayed across the front of Chez Boca. “Nice.”

“I just need to plug this in,” said Bunny. She stepped around the bougainvillea bush and plugged the device into the outside outlet. It made a large buzzing noise, sparked, a large pop, and then it burst into flames.

“It's not supposed to do that, is it?”

“No.”

“I think you need to get your money back.”

Most definitely.”

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