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Small Stones, Day 21: Frustration

Water pipe heating cable not working.
Water needing to drip 24/7 or pipes will freeze again.
Waiting for the order…
Finally able to track it today.
It was delivered somewhere in Knoxville, TN
last Friday.
I live in Indiana!
Now waiting for the store manager to call
to see what’s next.
What do I see outside my window?
A FedEx truck!
So was Knoxville just a stopping place?
When I stated to the driver 
that the package was in Knoxville.
He muttered, “I guess they 
(the ubiquitous they?) 
were behind.
So who knows?
Not I!
Do you suppose 

Too young to know to whom I'm referring?
Go here to read about him or YouTube to listen.


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