The power company had told us we might not get power back until Thursday, but when we went there after I got off work today, the lights were on! Hurray!
House is warming up, turtles are okay except for being grumpy ("hey, when I went to sleep I was outside, what am I doing here?") and Buster came over to the parents house last night so he's happy. Life returns to normal. /relief
Working on my Alliance story, my buddy Crison and I are apparently corroborating ours and he's given me a bit of a challenge. We'll see what I can do. :)