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Kurt was checking cables when I first got outside today He said the only cable that needed tightening was the one on the milk house. The weather is miserable with two inches of rain last night and more coming down. Everywhere around the house is a muddy quagmire due to the heavy equipment work done for the mitigation process. Mud is running into my dogs food pan from the big pile of earth from the house trench. I had to move her to the barn for safety. I went to church this morning and everyone was asking me how bad the damages were as they were seeing my picture in the papers and on TV a lot lately. One parishioner was from Columbus and saw it in the paper there. Got home and the phone was ringing and a cousin from Akron was calling to see how I was as she saw a full page on the plight of the James Kinney historic house in her Akron Beacon Journal. I had not heard from her for some years. Pendulums upstairs are still back at the start position. Downstairs they are still past the starting point. The basement pendulums are almost back to the starting position. While checking these pendulums I discovered something that never had happened before... the basement in the furnace room was flooding! Water was gushing up through a big broken hole in the cement next to the new furnace. I called my furnace man and also the coal company and they called their plumber to come out and sump pump it out. They were here in short order and got it under control.
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