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Old 03-13-2011, 06:53 PM
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YIKES....as much as I love spring, the warm temps have melted most of the snow, and my basement has become a swimming pool. Rugs all soaked, boxes of scraps drenched, BUT....the packages of the Blocks of the Orient are in a rubbermaid tub so they are SAFE!!! My fabric armoire is up high so that is all safe, but my back is screaming, my legs are shaking and I am sleep deprived. I have been working pretty steadily since 10am on Saturday morning, the shop vac does a good job of sucking the water up, but I have to keep doing it every 15 minutes. There are cracks in the floor where the water just bubbles (yeah, like a little fountain) up through. I didn't see it when it first began because the cracks are under the large throw rug. It wasn't until I went down to sew on Saturday a.m. and noticed the new indoor pool.... :hunf: hubby helped...picked up the 4 boxes of my scraps (used for pillow sutffings) and of course the bottom fell out and scraps were floating around. Still can't laugh about it yet. Have to call off work tomorrow (not to sew - drats) but just to keep ahead of it.
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Old 03-13-2011, 06:56 PM
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Oh my gosh I am so sorry for that. Horrible. Hope it dries up soon. Keep us posted as to how you are doing with that flooding basement. Good luck.
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Blessings for that shop vac (sigh). Soon it will pass and the washing of scraps can begin. Water, water everywhere indeed. Hang in there, eventually your humor will kick in!!!
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Old 03-13-2011, 06:57 PM
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If it's not one thing it's ten others, keep your chin up!!
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Old 03-13-2011, 07:11 PM
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I'm sorry you are having to go thru this. Hang in there hopefully it will dry up soon.
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Old 03-13-2011, 07:14 PM
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Deb, I'm sorry for what you're going through!!
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Old 03-13-2011, 07:17 PM
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so sorry. we had that trouble for yrs. got gutters put all around with nice downspouts leading away from the house. since i moved my sewing to the basement, i sure hope our prob is fixed. hope nothing gets ruined...
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Sending hugs!!!!!!!
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Old 03-13-2011, 07:29 PM
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Praying for you that is will dry up soon. And the the damage will be minimal or not at all!

Get some rest.
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So sorry to hear this if i was there i would surely help u out....Try to get some rest u are in my prayers
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