Smoke Alarm – Scary/Annoying Wake up
I was nervous enough coming into Friday morning. I had been on WBKR all week, so my sleep schedule changed back to its old self: Bed at 2am and up at 1:30 p.m. and to work at 2 p.m. Now that I am back on WOMI in the mornings it’s time to get back to my early schedule.
The reason I was nervous was because, I was a bit afraid that I would be late due to over sleeping. I tried going to sleep early. That didn’t work. So finally around 1a.m. I finally get to sleep. 2 a.m. rolls around and I hear this beeping. It occurred about every thirty seconds, so I jump out of bed and go over to the smoke detector on the ceiling. I twist it off the ceiling and it’s wired to the electricity in the house! WHAT! What happened to the battery powered cheapies? I cant sleep with a recurring beep. So I take the battery out… It has electricity running to it too, the battery was there in the event the power was out. So I accidentally unhooked the wires. I was confident that the house wasn’t going to burn down this particular night, plus I was really tired and didn’t care. Slept like a baby for the next two hours.
Up and going at four in the morning. I flipped on the light in my room and there is a smoke detector hanging from my ceiling by an electrical wire. Hmm. THAT could start a fire. It would be awful if I started a fire with the wires that power a smoke detector. It was like I forgot about getting up two hours prior to unhook it. It took me a second to remember.
I have some electrical work to do when I get back home. Should be a blast!!