Marissa Lingen (mrissa) wrote,
Marissa Lingen
mrissa

Plumbing, uff da.

The first of the plumbers making a bid on our new basement bathroom was here. Oh wow. Oh I wish I remembered my password to voice post so you can hear the vowel on that wow, because--wow, oh geez. We got into sort of a Minnesotan feedback loop where our accents spiraled ever northward. I'm glad he left to write up the estimate when he did, because we had gotten about as far north as Churchill and I have no idea whether they repeat "oh yah?" and "you bet" to each other endlessly in Resolute. But we were. Uff da.

Also when I finished a short story yesterday, another story said, "Me next, please," so that's a very fine thing.

And helps a bit with some of the less fine things. So.
Tags: true north strong and slightly less free, veryveryvery fine house
Subscribe

  • Books read, late March

    Pat Cadigan, Patterns. Reread. One of the strange things about keeping a booklog is that you can discover that you had the urge to read the same…

  • Star Scouts, by Mike Lawrence

    Review copy provided by First Second Books. Some kids’ books are really everybody books, but we call them kids’ books because…

  • Books read, early March

    The vertigo is bad and I am reading a lot right now. I’m also bouncing off a lot of library books–more books than I read this fortnight.…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

  • 4 comments