THE ROMANCE OF COUNTRY LIFE: THE DAY THEY PUMP THE SEPTIC

I had to call the guy who pumps out our septic tank this morning. He was supposed to do it at the end of October, but early November would have been fine. Apparently, he forgot. He has been coming here annually to take care of our personal ecological system since we moved here, so there's … Continue reading THE ROMANCE OF COUNTRY LIFE: THE DAY THEY PUMP THE SEPTIC

JUST ONE OF THOSE WEEKS

It always happens around the holidays. We become an illustration of Murphy's Law in action. What can go wrong, goes wrong. At the same time. On Saturday, we ran out of oil. Why? Because our provider forgot to deliver oil since August. Just ... forgot. Saturday afternoon, no hot water. It wasn't terribly cold and … Continue reading JUST ONE OF THOSE WEEKS