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New Year Down the Drain

"One year before leaving for a six day Christmas vacation my first wife and I decided to leave the water trickling to avoid our pipes freezing, just in case of a cold snap. Sure enough, we had a weekend of single digit weather, but we forgot to leave the heat on. So instead of the pipes freezing, the drain in the kitchen sink froze, and the trickling water overflowed onto the floor into the dining room, out to the patio, also the hallway, the living room, and met us at the door. Happy New Year!"

Altjuan B.
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