Saturday, June 15, 2013

Better to hide a key under a rock

Remember last summer when Mike locked me out of the house not once, not twice, but three times while I was relaxing out at the pool? Well, according to yesterday's Las Vegas Review Journal, a man locked out of his house climbed onto the roof and into the chimney of his one-story home in an effort to gain entry.  Problem was, he got stuck about 5 feet down and had to be rescued by a fire crew.

Now, this is the part I don't get: Fire officials said the chimney's opening was only about 12 inches wide. How the HELL does anyone look into a 12-inch opening and think, "Yeah, I could totally fit into that"?

This is alarming because for years my mother has been warning me to check the back seat of my car before getting into it.  "My little Scion is the size of a coffee table," I tell her. "The only people who can fit back there would be a dwarf or a lost 2-year-old, and I'm pretty sure I can take either of them."

But now... maybe I should worry about chimney man.

 Have a great weekend!


Mommy said...

I am neither a dwarf, nor a lost 2 year old nor a chimney man, but I rode cross country in the back seat of your Scion. Keep checking out the back seat, please

linda said...

Not that long ago I read a story how a burglar got stuck down the chimney of a real estate agency and died. They only knew when the place started to smell.

Leave the chimney to Santa. He knows what he is doing and has a great track record.