Scenes from my driveway, continued x 59
Deadbeat neighbor: “So, you heard New Orleans flooded again, right?—second time in a month? That really sucks.”*
Me: “I’d imagine so, yes.”
Deadbeat neighbor: “No, I mean, that really sucks, trust me. Because once, at my old apartment? I overreached a bit on the two-ply and clogged up the dumper something fierce. Wound up having to wade around in about a foot of water and my own filth at least three hours before I could get it all cleaned up.”
Deadbeat neighbor: “Not quite a hurricane, but still…”
Me: “Isn’t there a pro-wrestling match on TV that you’re missing by standing here talking to me…?