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Old 04-18-2013, 10:37 PM
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If my wife saw snakes coming up through the sump in the basement, she'd move. I'd get a call from her at her dad's house telling me to let me know when I'd packed up and sold the house
I'm with your wife on that one!!

I feel the need to ask DH to check our basement for snakes *shudders*
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:45 PM
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Ehhh, now that I have time to reflect on it.... it wasn't all that bad. (Though this is coming from someone who handles snakes on a regular basis.) It was more of an "icing on the cake" situation since I was already stressed out by the flooding. (and to be honest, my husband was a complete wuss when it came to the snake. He squealed like a little girl when it moved... dead snakes will still continue to move, and he wasn't expecting it. Best reaction EVER!)

The rain has stopped, the basement is about 90% dry, and we aren't running the pumps anymore. No more storm backup, at least for now... but the water alarms have been reset.

There's one goodish thing about flooding - it means a mandatory decluttering and deep scrub of the entire basement, which IMO was overdue for us. Husband is bringing home a fresh bottle of bleach... which means tomorrow I get to bleach the bejeezus out of the basement and finish cleaning!
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