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The Roof, The Roof, The Roof Is On Fire!!

The Captain dern near burnt down his sister's kitchen. Rum and a lit match makes for pretty visuals. Video to come soon.

By the way, I have a couple of urchins available to loan out. They are excellent forms of birth control. One is mostly potty trained, the other is a diva in training (though I'm sure she could show Mariah Carey a thing or two).

I would blabber more but I've got to close the patio door (the smoke has cleared out) and I have to make the ringing in my ears stop. Those smoke detectors are loud like a mo' fo.


Les Becker said…

That wasn't Bacardi 151 proof rum, was it...?! What a waste; damn!

Oh, and I'd take your urchins on any day... just 'cuz they're yours... and I've seen the videos... and I know you'd take them back the day after...

And I hope you're serious about the "video to come soon" promise... because I am so looking forward to that!

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