Jesus, Al. That's terrible. Any idea what started it?
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"Al Pickrel" wrote in message
Yeah, I'm here. We're okay. Cats are okay. No need to organize any
relief drive for us. ;-)
The greenhouse is a bit over-toasted, if you get my drift.
The portion of the collection that made it into the house Friday night
after the fire and before the cold got it is now being housed in one of
Pat Brennan's spare (SPARE?!) greenhouses. It has been quite a
nightmarish ride since Friday night when I discovered my greenhouse in
I think there may be pictures for abpo once I can get my camera batteries
re-charged and a take few minutes to compose something humorous and
Al-ien-like for your reading pleasure....
Here is one absurdity from yesterday which I have cataloged for other
people and cut and pasted he
Although I still can not laugh at much right now. Except maybe the
ServiceMaster guy the insurance company sent over this morning to 'clean'.
We got a chuckle out of him as we were packing Pat's truck for another
trip to Mt Jackson. "ServiceMaster" is the company that cleans up after
fires and floods. The insurance company has still not sent an adjuster so
they have no idea what happened here, but they sent a ServiceMaster dude
with a vacuum and a bottle of Windex. He took one look at it all, took
some pictures with his cell phone, and said we needed a contractor and he
was not touching anything until an adjuster gave him approval and I said,
Credit for the "Windex" line goes to Molly Brennan. I have adapted her
response to fit my needs and stolen her humor, although not word for word,
but credit is due...
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yeah, subject line should have been "al's".