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A few steps back

::Sigh::

It seems like when we start to feel like we're getting ahead, we fall a few steps back. Don't believe me? Ask my basement.

The darn thing flooded with about 2 feet of water Friday night during the storms. Yuck! It wasn't as bad as it could have been, but I'd really rather keep my basement dry and my furnace working, if you know what I mean.

Thankfully, we have some great friends who happened to be over when Kyle discovered Lake Brigle (that's what I'm calling it for now) in our basement. They went home, grabbed some pumps, came back and got to work.

Dad checked out our water heater (you know, the one he installed for us just last week) when he got back to town Sunday. Luckily, he said it was fine and we resumed our regular hot water usage yesterday. He hasn't had time to take apart the furnace for an inspection, however, so keep your fingers crossed.

Everyone keeps trying to assure me that Friday's rain was a fluke, and Lake Brigle probably won't return for a long time. I, however, remain skeptic.

Oh well, I'll just enjoy the sunshine while it's here I suppose.

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