When Jason Burns and his family arrive at their Parisienne houseboat rental, they are shocked to find that it is missing one important element: electricity. Surely this qualifies the clan for a VRBO refund. Or does it? “Oh, you wanted electricity with your VRBO rental?”
I wasn’t in the house when they cut the electricity yesterday, but I’m told it was swift and merciless.
A utility truck from Progress Energy, our power company, pulled up to the curb, a technician opened our meter, flipped a switch, and then scurried back into her truck.
“A progressive nightmare: Stuck in a sauna for seven hours”