Monday, 4 February 2008

You don't want to be me!

Water....the very source of life!!!! But in order to have it, I need three things as I live in the country!!!

  1. A well....check
  2. Electricity......check
  3. A working pump......now here comes my sob story
Our pump started making wierd noises, so on Sunday DH took it upon himself to "FIX" it. So without filling sinks, filling the tub, or even a few stock pots, he took the thing apart. This started at 2 pm in the afternoon. It is now 26 hours later, DH has gone to Ottawa to get a part. He promised me that the water would be back on by sometime tonight.

Do you understand what I am going through? I turn on a tap....no water. This means no showers or even flushing the toilet. People...I am reduced to melting snow to flush because I don't want either of my washrooms to smell like an Ontario Provincial Park outhouse. This is desperation! I am in such need of some chocolate right about now.

When I think that I could sink no lower...I wonder what will happen if DH can't get the pump working by tomorrow....I have to go to work!!!!

I other news, I've put the tank aside for a few days. It mocks me mercilessly. I do my best to ignore it as I work on a cardi with Cleckheaton country silk. I am so looking forward to adding the cardi to my wardrobe that I will suffer through the taunts of the tank and the occasional phone call from the client.

Until next time
Yours in Yarn,
The Fibreholic

8 comments:

Taphophile said...

I was going to say "crap" but that would be insensitive.

Fingers crossed it's all working VERY soon.

Seeking solace in the Cleckheaton Country Silk sounds like a wonderful idea.

Dave said...

But on the bright side, there's LOTS of snow to melt, should you need it. :-)

Kathy said...

Oh those DHs. Never thinking ahead, never planning.

I'm proud of you for being most irritated by the inability to flush. I would have gone nuts over not having any tea water myself.

Nancy said...

You are so funny. I sure hope you are back in working order very soon. We take water and conveniences so for granted until we don't have them. Good luck.

Lisa said...

I am sending good water pump vibes your way --

Kristen said...

Oh you poor thing! I can't even imagine.... oh wait, maybe.... There was a time about 15 years ago I was in the middle of coloring my hair and the apartment building we lived in at the time shut off the water!!! Yep, dye in my hair and all.... so,, I drive to my in-laws house but oh no, wait, they aren't home!!! I go in the back yard and have to hose off my head with freezing cold water in the garden!!! I ended up with very PURPLE hair and it just wasn't fun! Oh, I hope you get your water back soon!!!

MadMad said...

Oh my goodness. I had something terribly helpful to say, but now am cracking up too hard at Kristen's comment to remember it!

Grit Knitter said...

I do know how you feel. I lived in Constance Bay and my darling hubby decided to "change" our pump. Everytime I or my son had to "go" we had to drive to the Lighthouse to use the washroom.