Contact Us

It’s Not Good But it Could be Worse

Photo by Justin Louis

Last night I came home to something that nobody ever wants to come home to…

It started with me putting my bare foot in a small puddle. I thought that my dog had a little accident. When I kneeled down to clean it up, my knees got wet too. Then I noticed that the “small puddle” was actually a huge, soaked carpet.

I then discovered, to my horror, that my hot water heater had finally decided to quit and emptied all of it’s contents into my bathroom and dining room.

Thankfully, a restoration company came first thing this morning, and I know that much of the process will be covered by insurance, but that doesn’t change the sickening feeling of seeing someone tear up your carpet and cut huge holes into your wall.

But, as I watched this process I thought of something pretty sobering:

At least I still have my home.

So many of our friends, family, and neighbors lost everything in Superstorm Sandy.

I got some water in my house.

Some people came “home” to nothing but empty foundations.

I came home to a wet carpet.

It’s something well worth keeping in mind – it’s not a great situation, but I am thankful that it wasn’t much worse. And it makes me that much more sympathetic to all of our friends and neighbors who lost everything.

Don’t forget to join us as we “Light up NJ” on the anniversary of Sandy.

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wobm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 92.7 WOBM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on 92.7 WOBM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!