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ON DECIDING TO BE FLATTERED

We have had so much rain in our area this year.  It has been wonderful for the flowers and the vegetables.  Not so wonderful for basements.

Yes, we had flooding in one of our basement bedrooms.  Luckily it took place during the time that I am living down here during our bathroom renovation.  Otherwise I might not have noticed for a month, or more.

Yesterday I came into my bedroom to get a sweatshirt and I heard a gurgling sound.  I went over to one of the windows and my sneakers squished, squished. Oh no! I thought we had solved this problem. The towels I laid down  quickly soaked through. There was  water swirling toilet bowl fashion in a window well off the room.  I knew I couldn't wait 3 days until the weekend to do something. Off I went to the garden center to get more gravel for the window wells that abut this room. It is a stopgap  until Mr. DB and I figure out the next step to address this problem. Have you ever bought bags of gravel or rocks?  We once bought a 10 pound bag of g…

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