Epic Fustercluck

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A local appliance store held a major sale on floor model display units last Friday. Our dishwasher is about 20 years old and not doing as good a job as it did even five years ago so I bought a nice Electrolux unit to replace it.

The installer showed up today and pronounced the valve under the sink to be bad and they could not shut the water off. They then went for the valves on the water heater and found them to be dripping a little bit. While they were shutting them off, they started leaking more. A lot in fact. -- We have hard water and the limestone had precipitated around the leak and had sealed it off. Shutting the valve broke it free to leak anew. The water heater is in a closet in the garage and I don't bother to inspect it but every year or so when I think about it.

To top it off, the installer had severed the drain line from the old dishwasher to the garbage disposal so when I went to dump a pan of water, it came out onto my feet...

Needless to say, I put a call into the emergency line of a large local plumbing contractor and hopefully, they will be able to get out here tomorrow to fix this mess...

At work I had to deal with an employee that was padding their time card to the extent of several hours/day. They tried denying it even when I told them that I had videos of them spending time on the upstairs computer with FaceBook and YouTube (keystroke logger too...)

This person is my lead baker but there are lots of hungry bakers out there who would love to pick up a couple of shifts.

On top of all of this, our new goat Jedediah is quite ill -- skin and bones and shivering. He is bedded down in our mud room with the furnace turned up a bit and we will get a vet out tomorrow.

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Electrolux bought the patent on Einstein's refrigerator. Enjoy the neutrons.

A neutron walked into a bar and ordered a drink.

The bartender served the drink.

The neutron asked "How much?"

The bartender replied "No charge".

Go figure

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