29 January 2011

battery change

A persistent tweeting wakes us in the early hours. Half asleep we wander the house in search of a lost bird or injured pet, slowly waking up to the realisation that the smoke alarm is calling for a new battery.

1 comment:

  1. My hard-wired smoke detector needed a 9 volt, unbeknownst to me. I left it out on the porch after disconnecting it where it chirped all night. As I was about to take a sledge hammer to it, I discovered the battery. Sheesh.