We Arrived tonight in Menomonie for a weekend and it turns out that our fridge is broken (but the light still turns on…). As of now we don’t know to what extent it is, but we walked up the stairs to our place and were just taken back by the putrid smell from the kitchen. At the time neither of us knew what was going on, it smelt like we had only forgotten to take out the trash (x 1000).
So yea, the fridge is empty and cleaned from top to bottom, but it still smells horrible. There is baking soda just sitting on plates in both the fridge and freezer, and an email has been sent to our landlord. It has been quite the first year in this apartment as we have had three bats, and the need to get the whole place rewired so that the outlets work properly. We are blessed that our landlord is so willing to help out and put priority onto our problems.
This isn’t exactly the reason we came to Menomonie this weekend, but I’m glad we did. I can’t imagine how it would have smelt given another week or two. It was terrible the way it was this time. It has had to be a few days, as everything was melted or thawed out. No ice cubes, every frozen piece of meat, veggie, or sliced potato was a goner. We guess it was probably close to $200 of food. grrrrrrrr.