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March 12, 2013

Winter here is grumpily heading for the door. After a few days of semi-sunniness, a promised week of significant rain has begun. February split with its traditional tantrum:

During the dry spell, our friend Lee replaced the shroud on the chimney of the wood stove. It had a sizeable hole in it where creosote had eaten through. When he was done, I started a fire and inadvertently selected a new Pope.

  1. Gordon permalink
    March 12, 2013 11:30 am

    Word has it that Joe Biden wants the job but age is a factor. He’s too young.

    • March 13, 2013 11:03 am

      Plus he says the “F” word.

  2. March 12, 2013 12:52 pm

    What do you mean dry spell? I see snow falling!

    • March 13, 2013 11:07 am

      Busted. Lee actually installed the shroud later, but I couldn’t resist the joke. That’s what I get for following the journalistic standards of Fox News. Diane, for your alert readership, I am sending you a free one-month subscription to the blog. It’s in the e-mail. This one, in fact.

  3. March 12, 2013 8:12 pm

    so who is it!!!

    • March 13, 2013 11:09 am

      Inasmuch as I had just listened to the Beatles’ white album, I named him Pope John-Paul-George-Ringo I.

  4. March 13, 2013 7:01 am

    HAHAHAHAHA – hope you picked one that isn’t a pedophile!

    • March 13, 2013 11:10 am

      He didn’t mention any such proclivity, but then again he was speaking Latin.

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