Madam, If a Man Says Hell Fix It, Don't Keep Reminding Him About It Once Every Year!

Tranquilpen By Tranquilpen, 17th Nov 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Friends of ours, Adam and Cecily Scott, who were our neighbors once, some years ago. We had become very close in the years and frequently visited each other by climbing over an A-frame ladder which straddled the back garden wall...

I Assure You, It's Brand New.

Adam was a hoarder, like me, I suppose, since I don't have the heart to throw out redundant things someone had given me. My wife has a different version of the widget's I am given, which goes something like this: "The guy passed his useless junk on to you because he was tired of playing the doomsday custodian of this pointless widget, his wife had told mine a different story, something like "Herman, his name, was given an ultimatum: you must choose, me, or the trash" This was likely the real one.

In my defense however, albeit marginal, many are the times during the past 40 years of married life, I have managed to do some great emergency repairs at home using the very "junk" in question. so who is to what is junk and what is not?

"Great Scott! It's Time."

In our across the fence, excursions, I had often noticed a kind of exaggerated oval shaped bath leaning against the outside of their garage wall. One evening I was busy helping him saw up some scrap timber for a forthcoming barbecue they had planned for his son's 21st birthday.

I asked him about the obviously expensive, and elaborate looking bath about which he remarked, saying "Oh that, I have to fit it to our main bathroom sometime soon." I had just strolled over towards it, and was puzzled, at its bad condition, all rusty and with lichen growing on the one side, when Cecily his wife shouted from their nearby veranda, asking me: "Did you ask Adam about that bath? I replied that he did tell me about it and she asked again:"And did he also tell you when he bought it?" I replied that Adam had not. She then replied with this incredible answer: " He bought it brand new with all of the gold-plated fittings and new terracotta floor tiles, which he would install himself, On the next weekend, exactly 25 years ago!


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As Andre' Hartslief, I strongly believe, that In life, there are no justified resentments.”We the old legends will become relics and fade away, while new giants emerge in our world of sobering truths.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
24th Nov 2014 (#)

Interesting post and hail to your one of a kind writing!

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author avatar Tranquilpen
24th Nov 2014 (#)

Hello Fern Thank you for reading
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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
28th Nov 2014 (#)

That is some delay, thanks TP. These happen everywhere - siva

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author avatar Tranquilpen
17th Jul 2015 (#)

Unfortunately there really was such a bath, and yes, Adam and Cecily are real too.

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