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The Menace Of Dennis

Ah, the joys of home ownership. There's a leak in our roof.

Earlier this evening I came downstairs to discover the arm of the sofa was wet. Above it, four or five drops of water hovered on the ceiling. Followed it upstairs, spotted a few drops in the laundry room, and then on up to the attic, where I tracked a wet damp roof support back to the starting point. Dangnabit. Stuffed a towel in where the beam met the attic floor, and am now hoping for the best.

So, not a large leak. Probably just a loose shingle. Maybe not even that. Hurricane Dennis has been blowing rain our way up from the south, as opposed to the usual westerly approach for rain. This might even be a freak occurence; the wind could've just forced water up under the shingles, it had been blowing so hard. Have to wait and see.

Reading: Classic literature. The Hugo Winners, Vol. I, edited by Isaac Asimov; The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum; and Peter Pan, by James M. Barrie.