A Bad Place Full Of Bad Jerks
A Bad Place Full Of Bad Jerks
Illustration for article titled Things I broke bailing out my basement

So here in the Chicago area we had another one of those 100 year rains that seem to happen every two years.

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Did not get hit as hard as many of my neighbors, nor as hard as some of the surrounding suburbs, still had to pump that shit out, and I broke things.

My portable pump ( thank god my brother had one)

My shop vac ( had another thanks to the last flood)

An electric typewriter, Smith-Corona (where the fuck did that come from, thank god the manual is ok)

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A decorative jar (cut myself)

A floor fan (same as the picture)

An antique floor lamp ( used it for painting, my wife asked "How did you do that", not said but certainly understood was "How the FUCK..", it was her mother's.)

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My back (too old for this)

There were a couple of other things, to minor to recount, but hidden well to avoid trouble.

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Fuck the weather.

Edit: Forgot about the antique coffee grinder

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