When It Rains, It Pours

Its been quite a few weeks for us lately.

Just a few weeks ago, our air conditioner went out without warning. We had to wait a day for the air condition man to come. We did fine. The house stayed cool most of the day and after our nightly showers, we were cooled down enough to go to bed and slept comfortably with only ceiling fans.

This past weekend, after our afternoon walk, my husband heard something coming from the storage room where the hot water tank is kept. A hose had ruptured. We caught it before it totally flooded but we still had a water issue and the floor was soaked. Needless to say, we didn't have any hot water and barely had any water pressure. 

Though it sent Nicks stress level to the roof, I stayed calm. I'm pretty good at being resourceful. Besides, worrying make things worst. We had to turn the water off at the road to keep anymore water problems from happening overnight until we could get to the hardware store in the morning. 

I simply filled up some water jugs for drinking and boiled some hot water for baths. We took turns pouring warm water over each other while lathering up and then a quick rinse. I think that's the quickest wash I ever did. I didn't get to spend an extra 20 minutes under the shower planning out my life. Ha. 

The next morning, I skipped church while Nick ran to the hardware store. Fortunately he had it fixed in about thirty minutes. The rest of the day was ours. We enjoyed time together and my daughter came to visit so we could all go out to dinner.

Monday was Independence day so I had the day off. I did some weed pulling, house cleaning and laundry before heading out to some festivities uptown. Low and behold if the dog gone washing machine didn't started yelling. "I'm giving up!" Yep. Next, its a new washer. I'll add that to the list right above the new mattress set we were saving for.

When it rains,it pours....

Oh wait, I think the fridge is making a noise.

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  1. Sigh.
    Bad things come in threes - and you have had yours. The fridge will keep on going.

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    1. Thats what we are thinking too.

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  2. Aww Lisa that is too bad and yes that saying is so true! I hope it all works out! :)

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  3. So true, and you know this stuff always happens in threes!!!

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    1. Yes, that's what I hear. So maybe I'm out of the woods now. ha

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  4. That's always the way. You have the right attitude though. : )

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    1. I know in my mind it will all work out. Positive attitude is the best. :)

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  5. I hope ALL your appliances are aware that bad things ONLY happen in threes!!

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  6. Sounds like you made the best of it all.
    That a way. Can't keep you down

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  7. Y'all handle problems well. I yell a little, but finally figure 'it is what it is.' Glad the H/W htr didn't do the damage it could have. That is very good. I bet Nick didn't mind being helped with his bath! ;-)

    (I'm crossing my fingers on #3 here, you have had yours!!!)

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    1. It only hurt for a little while

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  9. Same thing here. One thing after another. Budgets busted. Hang in there... it's all you can do.

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  10. OOO, bless your heart...yep, I've lived with that saying all my life..."when it rains....."
    hope nothing else happens .....:)

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