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Re: OT - ongoing plumbing saga.


Thanks.  I thought it was weird too.  If he's that afraid of spiders, he
chose the wrong profession IMHO.

On 6/23/08, Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> I don't understand his fear of spiders, either.  However, I went out once
> with a fellow who allowed as how he "just couldn't take them spiders."  I
> don't use poison in my yard, and it looks like a bug sanctuary!  Good grief,
> the last time the Comcast man went under my house he said he was watched the
> whole time by a skunk sitting quitely at the other end of the house.
>
> Hope your water gets fixed soon.
> zem
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 5:29 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] OT - ongoing plumbing saga.
>
>
>  Well, the plumber finally came out today (my neighbor was home so he was
>> "babysitting") and get this.  He calls me and says - ma'am, you have
>> spiders
>> under your house.  I said hello, the house is 150 years old, what did you
>> expect?   Well he just can't be going under there under he kills the
>> spiders
>> and he'll be back tomorrow.  I said I have a better idea, spray go to
>> lunch,
>> come back and they'll be dead.  Oh no he says, can't take that chance.  I
>> told him NO aerosols, I have a cat in the house.  So he got some Viper -
>> whatever that is - a pump spray and sprayed all under there and will be
>> back
>> in the morning.  I told him I am not happy having to take tomorrow off for
>> this, and you better be back.  He said he would.  I'm thinking this guy is
>> in the wrong line of work.  Plumbers are always going under houses, in
>> cabinets under sinks, in old water heater closets which all are spider
>> prone.  HELLO??   He had better do a DARN good job because I am NOT happy
>> w/
>> this rube at this point. Looks like there are two leaks, not one. I'm so
>> delighted - not.  And he's no kid, Bobby (neighbor) says he looks to be in
>> his mid-40's.  I was flabbergasted.  My boss looked at me like I was nuts
>> when I told him about it.  So here we go - another exciting evening of no
>> water.  Sheesh.
>>
>> thanks for letting me vent.....
>>
>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX
>> zone 8A
>>
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Kemp TX
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