Sunday, January 17, 2010

Winter Recap

Now that Florida's winter is over and we've had time to process, let's recap what we've learned in the past two weeks:

1) If you need to scrape ice off your windshield, use this:

Not this:

2) If the weather man says to cover your plants because it's going to freeze overnight, these are the plants that he means --


And these:

And these:

I'm not a total moron -- I did marry a man who had the foresight to cover and keep a heat lamp on the well pump and any exposed water pipes. That's why in that picture above, water is not spewing straight up out of the pump and flooding the site of the soon-to-be-constructed Petticoat Junction-style water tower that will bring odor-free-non-corrosive-aerated water into the Flamingo household. I'm thinking of painting Casa Flamingo in hot pink cursive letters on the water tower. That's not too tacky.

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