Hydraulics, water pressure, that sort of thing

H20 definitely seems intent on killing us here in Dallas. Our water heater, apparently feeling a kinship with all the liquid pouring down outside, just burst this morning and flooded the kitchen.

Sorry about this, but all book/daddy operations are hereby temporarily suspended while we telegraph distress signals and man the bilge pumps.

Is that a lifeboat? Oh well then, hurrah. Women and book/daddies first.

July 3, 2007 9:52 AM |



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