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Ain't gotz no water...
by Ed Matlack

Saturday, January 17, 2009
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The extreme cold has finally frozen my pipes, at least that is what i assume...till they defrost, life cannot resume...e



Everything is frozen,

Below zero is it outside,

I cannot even use the john,

I wish it were a fake con…


The job doesn’t me believe,

I can’t take a shower to my stink relieve,

Gotta wait till the sun comes up,

Maybe then the water will fill my cup…



Its happened but once before,

In January of two thousand & five,

We got through it, did survive,

Ah for the good old days of yore…


© ed --- 1/17/09

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Reviewed by Linda Hill 1/20/2009
Ed & Rufus,
I know the feeling! Its been super cold here too, haven't lost all my water yet, just the water leading to my washing machine. All I can say is Hurry SPRING!!!

Blessings and love,
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 1/18/2009
know it is cold, shiver
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/17/2009 I sit here in 70 % I recall thiose days of my yore
and shiver for you!;-) although if little birdies can live out in the frozen snow, we should be able to make it inside. as for water
you can melt some snow for coffee;-)
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 1/17/2009
You best listen to your elder brother, I knows all about it. Wasn't it just las week you had too much water, I guess it's always all or nothing, light a joint under the joint and defrost it dear Jersey dear.... Blessings! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/17/2009
We really take a simple thing like water for granted until we don't have any...then all too fast we find out. Hope your thaw comes soon and there are no permananent damage.

Reviewed by Bonnie May 1/17/2009
You'll get through this one too Ed, then you'll be able to write about that...isn't life grand. Love and hugs, Bonnie
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 1/17/2009
Also lil'brother, the freeze shrinks everyting that gets out, and once it shrinks is hard to find. Good luck!
From a winter Sweden with a measly +42.8 F brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!


Reviewed by Rose Rideout 1/17/2009
Not good but it could have been worst, this could have happened last week when you were so sick and in need of that John. I pray things will get better REAL soon like TODAY would be great. It is minus 24 out there today, I don't know what the windchill is. Take care Ed.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/17/2009
Man o man, Ed, I'm sorry. Trouble seems to follow you ... I just said a prayer and hope things get better for you. :( If I could, would send you some of our overly warm winter to you (44 degrees. Above). :( Stay safe, 'hear? Can Rene help?

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Flying Fox Ted L Glines 1/17/2009
I hope it gets running again for you, Ed. That can be miserable. It happens to me here, too, and I keep many gallon-jugs of water as an emergency backup. May the sun shine for you :-)

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/17/2009
Wait 'til it gets down to 30 Below, Bro! I had to pry open my backdoor yesterday to let the pooches out. And you can't beat a good old fashioned Outhouse in this weather - no flushin required!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/17/2009
O, poor YOU! I pray it warms up there soon!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(

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