What a Wonderful World

Seventy-five degrees and sunny on Dec. 28th, 2005. Days like this are the number one reason I live in New Orleans. People have responded to previous weather-gloatings with the old “yeah, but you have hurricanes” line. To this I respond “what hurricanes?” Not only was this a beautiful day, but this entire week is slated to rank right up there as probably one of the nicest of 2005.. A grand finale for an otherwise horrid, horrid year.

To continue the gloating and good fortune, my employer has designated this entire week (and next Monday as well) as a holiday, so I’m free to frolic with the birds and the bees. Sort of. Unfortunately my house is still in a state of utter disrepair and chaos, so I’m devoting all my energy to working on that little problem. In previous weeks I was an electrician, but this week, I’m a plumber. I’ve decided to remodel my bathrooms a bit because they were annoying. I was actually prepared to hire a plumber for this, but just like with electricians, there’s already months of waiting lists to get a guy to your house. I’m glad I made this decision. Not only did I find out that plumbing is actually quite easy, but I got this awesome torch that could turn a cr

7 Comments so far

  1. Craig (unregistered) on December 29th, 2005 @ 6:01 am

    That would be “wonderful woild.”

    Oooooh yeeeaaaaaah.

  2. WindyLou (unregistered) on December 29th, 2005 @ 8:59 am

    Is your ass crack hanging out in true plumber fashion yet?

  3. winewench (unregistered) on December 29th, 2005 @ 11:48 am

    Got in the car and cracked open a beer? Some things never change. And then I wonder why the rest of the USA is getting short on sympathy.

  4. Craig (unregistered) on December 29th, 2005 @ 4:30 pm

    Next time say it was a Dr Pepper on your way to choir practice.

    ..after helping the St. Immaculate sisters work on their new altar.

    …after giving your lunch money to the poor.


  5. rhoden (unregistered) on January 1st, 2006 @ 1:29 pm

    Owch, yer killin’ me…I miss the freakin’ LOWE’S in Gentilly. How can that be? I miss that hot weather. It’s gray, cold and wet here….It’s like an oyster.

  6. mavis (unregistered) on January 1st, 2006 @ 6:21 pm

    chris, forget those other folks…i liked your depiction of your “wonderful world” although i can’t stand the smells of beer and sardines.

  7. Laurie (unregistered) on January 4th, 2006 @ 6:55 pm

    It’s known as the Crescent City cos it is shaped like

    last quarte’ crescent of the moon.

    The term French quarte’. A quarte or phase of the moon.

    I put in topography of New Oreans’ it’s unbelievable.


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