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Old 01-17-2018, 11:47 PM  
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He was excited about his new hole.


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Beautiful country there, Chris. But I gotta ask; what's that shadow of a penis doing in the bottom of the picture? You should keep your fly closed while working.
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LOL! You guys crack me up!

I got home from Albuquerque around 1:30am. Snow on the ground, ice on the sidewalk, and pipes are frozen. Cats were excited to see me though. One of them ran up and jumped on me and wanted to be held and then followed me around for awhile.

Since one or more of the kitties peed on my electric blanket (somehow pulled the waterproof cover off) I decided to sleep in the front room with the kittens. They were happy to sleep on top of me.

Got up to move to my own room and took the pissed on bedding off and slept under clean stuff. My cat with Leukemia ran in and started clinging to my neck for dear life and would not let go. She tried to sleep on my face. She's not looking so great & I think she has a fever. My orange kitties came up and wanted to snuggle-- got one in my arms right now, purring away. Oldest kitty yowled until I told him to get on the bed and come over to me, so he buried his head under my chin and is now asleep on my lap. It's warmed up so there are only 3 kitties on me instead of the six that were there earlier.

I'm hoping no pipes ruptured, but need it to get warm enough for stuff to thaw. I'm pretty sure the town plumbers are busy with calls in town so I'll have to see what we can do from our own end. In all the years I lived here, it never got below 30 before, so having temps like 18 and 22 is just wrecking things for the whole area. (I know, people in the north can have a good laugh about it).

At least I get to be in my own bed-- even if I don't have it all to myself and it seems some kitty puked on my keyboard while I was gone. New kittens are adorable, but I need to find a better way to help keep them warm bc their mother is a bit of a derp.

Mom's little dog Fippy was absolutely ecstatic to see her. He was jumping up on her leg and then he ran up his little stairs on to the bed and was jumping on her and trying to lick her face. When she sat down he climbed on her lap.

On the thing about the pigs-- once we broke the clay layer, even pigs didn't keep water in the pond. I don't know if it had been a man-made pond or natural one. It could just be the soil type we have though. I remember the pigs loved playing in the pond. We had been told hogs would kill piglets so we put the hog in the yard with chickens, ducks, and geese. He ended up calling the piglets over to him, they climbed through the fence, and he led them to the pond and supervised them while they splashed around in the water. They got along great.
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Thawed out my frozen water line that goes to the refrigerator stuck a little heater under the cabinets and let it do its thing took about 5 hours. cleaned house while that was working. Sister is coming up Saturday to bring me some kitchen chairs.
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I had a ruptured outdoor faucet that was connected to the indoor water so had to shut down water for the whole house. Friend came out and fixed it early in the morning. A few days later a pipe ruptured under the house when it was friggin 17 degrees. Water pipes in town ruptured and the whole town was without water. Walmart had to have port-a-potties brought out and set in front of the store.

I thought the ruptured pipe was either hot or cold for the rough-in to the sink in the laundry room (right next to the exterior wall) because it was spraying water out from under the house. Turns out it was the hot water to the washing machine way under there. My friend had to come back and dig a hole to get under there and hit an obstacle so he couldn't dig any deeper and had to squeeze under. No way my fat behind would have fit under there. Gave him some $ as a "thank you" as well as some cookies and candies to take home & bought him lunch. His truck is acting up so I took his girlfriend to the store later. She was asking me for help on shoes and figuring out sizes and I have no clue. They have some convoluted system that just boggles me. I said "You're asking the wrong person-- Shoes are not my thing".

I forgot to mention that I made sure to hit the hardware store before picking up my friend. I have plenty of PVC but not CPVC. Good thing I got some because it was the hot water line that broke. Only the guy who was bringing out pipe for customers didn't know what CPVC was and they just had to tell him "hot water pipe". A bunch of people were there getting 1/2" and there was some confusion because I was the only one asking for 3/4". First they brought 1/2" to me, then they brought 3/4" PVC and then I just had to drive around back to pick up the 3/4" cpvc. LOL.

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Took my wife and kids to one of the bigger parks nearby in the afternoon. It was warm enough I didn't need a hat; the snow was melting everywhere. I guess a few days ago, near one of the playgrounds, some people had rolled a giant 4-foot-tall snowball.

While my daughter was trying to figure out what she could do on the playground without getting too wet, I don't know what got into me, I sprinted at that snowball, then jumped up on it thinking I'd land on top in a crouch and then stand up and be king of the giant snowball.

Instead, it gave way under my boots so I ended up straddling it, carving it into a saddle shape in the process, then before it had a chance to stop my momentum I fell off backward onto the very wet ground beneath, landing with my butt and back first, as several items including my cell phone went flying out of my pockets. I was soaked to the bones. My wife was cracking up even harder than I was. I wish I had video of that!
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Went to wal mart and bought a drimmel tool to sand some chairs I'm going to refinish. then fixed a cabinet. Then cleaned house.
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So Flyover is a good name.


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