Can You Say Angry?…

Or maybe… mad, affronted, annoyed, antagonized, bitter, chafed, choleric, convulsed, cross, displeased, enraged, exacerbated, exasperated, ferocious, fierce, fiery, fuming, furious, galled, hateful, heated, hot, huffy, ill-tempered, impassioned, incensed, indignant, inflamed, infuriated, irascible, irate, ireful, irritable, irritated, nettled, offended, outraged, piqued, provoked, raging, resentful, riled, sore, splenetic, storming, sulky, sullen, turbulent, uptight, vexed, wrathful. Or how about hot under the collar, up in arms, in high dudgeon, foaming at the mouth, doing a slow burn, steamed up, in a lather, fit to be tied, seeing red, bent out of shape, ticked off. Just pick whichever seems to express the most anger and that’s what I was. I won’t even go into a description now and just post this picture again…

Mom and Sofia were upstairs taking a shower and a bath respectively and I was trimming some more of these shallow bowls…

when I got up to get a drink of water and walked out of the studio to see that the downstairs commode had overflowed and my snake adventure was about to begin again. If you recall I just did this on November 12th and it hasn’t even been a month. The main difference this time is that it was 38 degrees out and pouring rain. At this rate I will have to do it 5 more times before it’s warm enough to dig it all up and fix it for good and I’m already on a first name basis with the rental guy at Home Depot. I was foaming at the mouth and spitting tacks… pissed.

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9 Responses to “Can You Say Angry?…”

  1. meredith Says:

    WELL s#*@!!!!
    I hate when things go all wrong at the worse time- is it ever a good time?
    So I wil help you with the r rated rant %^*$%%$@#$@!^)(*&*^%$#$@!

  2. Miri Says:

    Double $%%%^ indeed! Knew when I saw the photo of the snake that things were in the crapper… On the bright side, those shallow bowls are lovely!

  3. gary Says:

    CRAPOLA. And you can’t blame this one on the dog….

  4. cindy shake Says:

    …well the bowls are lovely!

    We had an issue with our place in Girdwood and ended up using some stuff called “Mule Kick” which was some kick@ss (no pun intended) stuff. It’s all fixed now, but pretty gross when the skanky water backed up the floor drain in the sauna…aaaaccck!

    We finally had to resort to a power router hired by a Pipe & Drain company that blasted through an ancient grease clog from the rental apartment…

  5. zygote Says:

    Blaeh!
    Pretty feet though…

  6. ron Says:

    That sucks!!!

  7. Cindy G. (Dirt-Kicker Pottery) Says:

    My favorite the the run of explatives that Chevy Chase blurts in the movie “Christmas Vacation” when he realizes his bonus is a subscription to the jelly of the month club. 😦 Sorry the crapper is on the blink.
    Those bowl bottoms are really nice.

  8. Becky Jo Says:

    Well, crud. I’m sorry about your commode. On a brighter note, raining and 38 degrees is a better time to fix it than say, blizzarding and 9 degrees. That’s what we’re experiencing in Iowa. 😀

  9. soubriquet Says:

    That looks suspiciously like an exposed drive belt on that thing… would be forbidden here.
    Take care, if it jams in the pipe the top end can get dangerous.

    (though I expect you’ve already figured it out).

    If it’s really roots in the drain, this won’t clear them, it’ll make a way through, so the drain will empty until next time. You can get machines with root cutters on the end, or a big high pressure jetter will root-cut, I still think you need a camera down the pipe to be sure what the true cause is.

    Good luck!

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