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September 21, 2023

Greetings Laff Lovers,

Believe it or not there is still a whole day of summer left. The September - or autumnal - equinox is Saturday, which is the first day of fall, but it has certainly felt like fall already around here with the overnight temperatures getting down into the upper 50s. So the wife and I made the sad decision to drain the pool.

It wasn't much of a season. We didn't even have the pool up until the middle of July, and then we only had a couple pool parties, such as they were. With only 12 feet of wading room it's not like we were playing pool volleyball.

Still, it's just another reminder that the golden days of summer are over.

Any much like me, the the pool does not seem to want to give up on the season. I have been using the garden hose as a syphon for the last three days and the pool is still about half full.

But be drained it must, because the wife and I made the mistake of inviting the usual suspects over to the house for an Oktoberfest party next weekend and the pool is sitting on 120 square feet of prime drinking space.

If it's not drained by tonight I'm going to have to get in there with a bucket and a mop.


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