Saturday, July 2, 2011

Drainpipe

It's humming time again! On Commercial Street, I came across this neat drainpipe. I thought it was so artistic and a bit delicate in design, if you ask me. 'The Itsy, Bitsy Spider" was a favorite of mine in those younger years.
The itsy bitsy spider crawled up the water spout.
Down came the rain, and washed the spider out.
Up came the sun, and dried up all the rain,
and the itsy bitsy spider went up the spout again.
Mom taught us all the words and the accompanied hand movements, as we sat around the kitchen table. I know many can't handle spiders at all, either in the bathtub or running along the floor. And, of course, around this house, I'm the unofficial spider killer. Although I must add at this point, I perform this service mostly to stop the screaming. I've always enjoyed the antics of these members of the arachnid family. Probably, it all stems from waking up after sleeping out with the gang in our tents to Daddy Long Legs walking over my face. Ah... another pleasant thought. Are you humming this song yet?

18 comments:

  1. This kitchen design is versatile in shape, bold in color and visually spectacular. These glass countertops are customizable in their sizes, shapes and patterns, so customer will get totally different glass countertop than others. They can outfit any kitchen even any counter.

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  2. Now that has got to be the most interesting drainpipe ever Birdman, like the ornate crossover holding it in place, nice touch for a drainpipe haha. and the actual pipe looks a little like the end of an elephants trunk. Not sure if I'm missing something but I can't see a 'glass countertop' anywhere in sight hahaha!!!

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  3. I didn't know drainpipes could be so interesting.

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  4. you might have spared a victim of the screaming and planted it on this elegant drainpipe for the shot, but it's pretty darn good even without ol' itsy bitsy.

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  5. The alleys your mind travels--fascinating--from drainpipe to spiders --and again, I'm w/Elenka on the spiders.

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  6. Birdman, you can find a song in most anything, I suppose. I am sitting on Newbury Street in Boston this morning and am looking at a beverage dispenser with a Margaritaville logo . . . I'll bet you have a story for that one, too!

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  7. The mounting straps are great. Now we'll be humming itsy bitsy spider all day. Oh well, we have a three day weekend to work it all out.

    Darryl and Ruth :)

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  8. Love that strap across the drainpipe. I cried and cried when Charlotte the spider died in "Charlotte's Web" and still can't kill a spider - always take them outside!

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  9. There is beauty in the old style guttering and pipework. Unlike the modern plastic rubbish which a spider would probably not be able to get a grip on. I like spiders, apart from those Australian ones that hide in the toilet bowl and jump out and bite you on the...

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  10. I'm trying to suppress it. Sis, another glass of chardonnay, please.

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  11. That's a decorative clamp. Nice shot!

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  12. At first glance this drainpipe reminded me of a sword. Seriously.

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  13. ah you shouldn't kill spiders they're friendly creatures that do us no harm and they protect usfrom nastier bug - catch them and throw them out but don't kill em

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  14. This is seriously old fashioned!

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  15. Who would have ever dreamed that a bracket holding an old, ordinary drainpipe could be so decorative!

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  16. في شركة شركة تسليك مجارى نعمل قدر الامكان علي حل المشكلة واعطاء العميل فكرة كاملة عن الوضع وكذلك التكاليف المفترض دفعها مع العمل علي اصلاح وصيانة مكان التسرب فقط وليس البدء من الصفر داخل الحمامات او المطابخ كما نقدم في شركة شركة تسليك بالوعة المطبخ كافة خدمات الصيانة بعد الكشف ويشمل ذلك ( تكسير – اصلاح – ترميم ) كل ذلك بخدمات مميزة وفنيين علي كفائة عالية جدا ومعدات حديثة تضمن صحة النتائج لذلك تعد ركن نجد افضل شركة تسليك مجارى بالرياض
    للمزيد يمكن زيارة
    شركات تسليك المجارى بغرفة التفتيش والتي غالبا ما تحدث فيها الكتمة عن طريق سقوط مخلفات صلبة فيها او بقايا اعمال التشطيبات المترسبة فيها وهو ما يتم عن طريق سوستة الضغط او عن طريق غطاس ضغط المياه.

    تسليك بالوعة الحمام
    شركة تسليك مجارى بالرياض
    شركة تسليك المجاري بالرياض
    شركة تسليك مجاري

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