Cure for a rough patch = Reading a Good Book?

Returned home only to discover that the gas pipeline between the meter and our home isn’t working.A freezing night in our ski thermals sleeping in front of the great room fireplace. House temps in the low 40s daytime and freezing at night. No heat, hot water, oven/stove or dryer without gas. No contractors quickly available … More Cure for a rough patch = Reading a Good Book?