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Saturday, March 16, 2013

I spent yesterday morning doing chores.............not enthused about that but it had to be done. As a reward for a job well done, I decided to go shopping. I picked up a few spring candles at Yankee Candle and a couple of tops to possibly wear on Easter. While I was driving home, I got a call that my bike was done so I ran over to pick it up. Since It was 2ish I figured that I could sneak in a ride while the weather was 50ish. My son was there when I got home and he was concerned that there was a gassy smell in the house. To make a very long story short, we have a gas leak in the gas fireplace that was installed last Christmas. I burn candles 27/7 so the smell was masked. On the positive side, now I know where the shut-off valve is. Catastrophe averted!

Now it is cold and rainy.............a perfect (and usual) day for our St. Patrick's Day parade. Riding will have to wait.

Happy St. Paddy's Day everyone. (I always wanted to be Irish..........and find a four leaf clover).


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PURPLESPEDCOW 3/24/2013 4:36PM

    glad you found the leak. that sounds scary!

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SAMI199 3/24/2013 1:58PM

    emoticon the luck of the Irish was with you to find the leak.

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2HAMSDIET 3/17/2013 12:09AM

    I'm so glad that your son realized that there was a problem. Happy St. Patricks day to you as everyone is Irish then. emoticon

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MPETERSON2311 3/16/2013 6:38PM

    ooooo candles sound like an amazing gift to yourself!

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ANGELA76H 3/16/2013 4:44PM

    So glad you found out about the leak before something bad happened. I'm glad you got to go for a ride.

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JANEMARIE77 3/16/2013 3:03PM

    hope you get in a ride I did last Saturday this Saturday its snowing oh well soon enough

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FISHINGLADY66 3/16/2013 2:25PM

    I'm so glad you found out about the gas leak Laurel, and your safe. It's hard to take the 80 degrees yesterday and only 40 today. I am so ready for Spring.. Have a good weekend. emoticon

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TRAVELGRRL 3/16/2013 1:22PM

    WELL, finding a gas leak certainly is more important than a bike ride! Good news there and thank god it apparently wasn't bad enough for your candles to ignite!

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LOOKINGUP2012 3/16/2013 12:28PM

    So glad your son was there! emoticon emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 3/16/2013 12:24PM

    Thank heavens you found the source of the leak!
Have a great weekend

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ALL-IS-AMAZING 3/16/2013 10:21AM

    Good thing you found the source of the leak! Hope the weather clears for the parade! emoticon

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CLAYARTIST 3/16/2013 10:10AM

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SUNSET09 3/16/2013 10:09AM

  emoticon Good for your son being there and that you were able to catch the leak in time! The chores are done and you have your bike! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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