Tag: Plumber

Things Of Randomness

My guest bathroom now has new fixtures: nice, brushed pewter things to replace the ugliness that was there before. My downstairs bathroom also has a new fixture to replace the ugliness that was there before. I’ve also got a new flapper in the downstairs commode to replace the wonky one. I am pleased with the […]

Roto-Rooter Sucks: DO NOT USE THEM

This was just emailed to Roto-Rooter Dear Sir/Madam/Etc: You may notice it’s 10:28pm as I write this. Why, you may ask? Good question since my appointment was at 530pm. I called you guys on Saturday and set up an appointment for Tuesday from 530 to 730pm. I’m a long-time customer and I gave you, in […]

The Day From Hell

It started off okay. Woke up, had a cup of tea (Decaf Earl Grey) with loads of milk and sugar. I never drink tea in the states, and this is God’s way of punishing me for breaking with custom. Met everyone at OPH for breakfast (everyone: Three Higgi, Three Berners) and the food was fine […]

Je Déteste Le Dentiste et les chaussettes humides

Oh, how I dislike going to the dentist. I’ve been putting it off for weeks. Finally, at work today, it was too much. I called the dentist’s office and asked when they could see me. “Right now” or on Tuesday. I asked exactly when “right now” was and they meant RIGHT NOW. So, I jumped […]

Lost Explained, Plumbers, Travertine Marble, and Macs

There have been so many theories on LOST, I’ve lost track. This one which I found via Stumble-Upon today is absolutely stellar. It works. Makes sense. It’s a very long post so make sure you have time to read and think. It’s got some holes but I really, really, like this one. Today, the plumber […]

Dripping Shit, the plumber’s tale

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary, there came a dripping at the ceiling’s tile. Right. Enough Poe, I agree. So about six months ago, I found a small water-stain in my living room ceiling, about the size of a nickel. It looked old, so I ignored it, and then finally […]