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Re: OT - ongoing plumbing saga.


LOL - not only the spider thing Andrea, but he didn't get here until 12:30
yesterday and he said he'd be here in the morning.  I asked him about that
and he said, well I didn't come earlier because I'd get all dirty and have
to go home and change clothes!!   I just looked at him and shook my head.
This guy is so WAY in the wrong line of work.  OMG!!
I should have turned the hose on him to see if he said he didn't like
getting wet........


On 6/25/08, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Glad to hear you're all wet again Pam.
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "andreah" <andreah@hargray.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 6:21 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - ongoing plumbing saga.
>
>
> Now that was some story Pam-I think my mouth fell open when I read that. He
>> is in the wrong line of work. But, glad to hear you have running water
>> again.
>> A
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 4:56 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - ongoing plumbing saga.
>>
>>
>> You betcha.  Can't wait.
>>>
>>> On 6/24/08, Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> WOO HOO.  Nice hot bath tonight.......
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----
>>>> From: Pam
>>>> Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, June 24,
>>>> 2008 2:59:37 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - ongoing plumbing saga.
>>>>
>>>> I have
>>>> running water again - yay!  And according to the plumber, no spiders
>>>> under the
>>>> house (like I care) LOL
>>>>
>>>> On 6/24/08, Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> > Uhhmmm...forgot to say the enclosed space around our hot tub, on the
>>>> > back
>>>> > patio.  It's bricked in and there is a small wooden door built in so
>>>> > you
>>>> >
>>>> can
>>>> > access the motor and do repair work.
>>>> > This year, and last year, the
>>>> spiders
>>>> > (especially brown recluse) have been really bad due to the wet
>>>> weather.
>>>> > ----- Original Message ----
>>>> > From: Jesse Bell
>>>> <silverhawk@flash.net>
>>>> > To:
>>>> > gardenchat@hort.net
>>>> > Sent: Tuesday, June 24,
>>>> 2008 10:15:59 AM
>>>> > Subject: Re:
>>>> > [CHAT] OT - ongoing plumbing saga.
>>>> >
>>>> > Well,
>>>> the guys who came out to fix the
>>>> > motor in the enclosed space (brick in)
>>>> >
>>>> around it....knocked on my door and
>>>> > said, "Ma'am, you might want to call an
>>>> > exterminator.  There is a black widow
>>>> > spider in there the size of a poker
>>>> > chip..." and he showed me.  I freaked
>>>> > out.  I hate black widow
>>>> spiders...but I
>>>> > have NEVER seen one that big before
>>>> > in my life.
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> ----- Original Message ----
>>>> > From: Pam Evans
>>>> > <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>>>> > To:
>>>> gardenchat@hort.net
>>>> > Sent: Monday,
>>>> > June 23, 2008
>>>> > 7:11:16 PM
>>>> > Subject:
>>>> Re: [CHAT] OT - ongoing plumbing saga.
>>>> > Honestly, I asked
>>>> > him if he was
>>>> kidding.  Fortunately we were on the phone
>>>> > so
>>>> > he couldn't see
>>>> > the look
>>>> on my face.  I asked Bobby how he kept a
>>>> > straight
>>>> > face when he told
>>>> > him
>>>> that and he said it was very difficult.
>>>> > Amazing.
>>>> >
>>>> > On
>>>> > 6/23/08, Theresa
>>>> G.
>>>> > <macycat3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>> > >
>>>> > > That is just crazy.
>>>> > Of course
>>>> there are
>>>> > spiders under the house, along
>>>> > > with a whole host of
>>>> > other
>>>> creepy crawling
>>>> > things, spiderweb, dirt, and
>>>> > > other decayed things that
>>>> >
>>>> are no longer
>>>> > identifiable.  That is why they wear
>>>> > > those
>>>> jumpsuit-looking
>>>> > things to keep
>>>> > as much off them as possible.  I'm
>>>> > >
>>>> afraid I would have
>>>> > laughed if a plumber
>>>> > said that to me.  I would have
>>>> >
>>>> > thought it was a joke@
>>>> > >
>>>> > Theresa
>>>> > >
>>>> > > Pam
>>>> > Evans wrote:
>>>> > >
>>>> > >>
>>>> 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.....
>>>> > >>
>>>> > >
>>>> > >
>>>> >
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>>>> >
>>>> > --
>>>> > Pam Evans
>>>> > Kemp TX
>>>> > zone 8A
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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