Monday, January 25, 2010

Bring on the Bucket Brigade

We're in for a heavy dose of wind and rain overnight, which means I'll be keeping a close eye on the fireplace. Sooner or later, the water will work its way in, as it always does under such conditions.

The buckets are already in place, but I won't know if they're in the right places until later. That means I won't get to bed until after I can spot the drips or the rain stops, whichever comes first.

Note to self: earmark a few dollars for a pair of clover-shaped chimney caps, which are supposed to keep the rain out no matter which way the wind blows.

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