Dave (courier_iii) wrote,

$%^@@@*&$#%###$#$ Murphy !!!,

It's been a long winter...
My local DPW department has been very diligent and very generous with salt and sand.
It's not only on the Land Rover, but it been thrown on the front of the house that's closest to the road.

It finally warmed up enough that I could do something about it.
A "quick hit" with my pressure washer would solve both.
I dragged it out of the basement, found and connected the supply hose, connected the wand to the pressure side, plugged it in, hit the switch, and water began to flow.

Unfortunately, it was not flowing from the nozzle, but from a split in the pressure hose that wasn't there when I put it away last fall !!!

So much for a simple task.
As a home owner, there's always another - I'm never bored.
But now, there's one new one - a trip to the orange or blue guy to buy a new hose and then a dissection of my machine to connect it internally.
... and oh yes of course, I will have to make sure that all of the fittings are the same so that I can connect the wand to the business end.

I think it's time for a beer.

  • There will be a conversation in the morning...,

    This is a rant. I have a number of credit cards, use them carefully, always pay more than the minimum, and ahead of the due date. I've had one in…

  • Relaxing on the Deck...,

    Ours is on the east side of the house - sunshine in the morning, but shaded a bit later. We've raised planters with both veggies and flowers, and…

  • Country Life...,

    We've more than a few varieties of wildlife in our vicinity. Most of course are welcome, but a few can be bothersome. Even though it's New Jersey,…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded