The Tank

propane tank

One of these little darlings is sitting on my deck as I blog.  It’s bigger than I thought but not so big that it takes up that much room.  The city cut me off, you know.  I didn’t pay my $10 bill in a timely manner; pretty sure it was at least one day after the two-week-pay-or-off-with-your-head gas date.  I knew they were doing it with the water but didn’t think they were doing it with the meter rental which is what I pay in the summer months.  So when they said it was $75 to have it turned back on, I told them to just plug it or get the meter or whatever they have to do because I wasn’t paying that and promptly went home and called the propane gas company to bring me a tank or two:  one for the house for the stove and one for the garage for the couple of months I use it in the winter.

After the guys came with the tanks, we all realized I only needed one.  Well, actually the dude that knows what he’s talking about realized it, and then I saw the flame light.  So it sits out by the garage instead of right by the back screen door which is very nice.

I need to paint it with a summer scene.

summer scene

Rolling Stones mouth

Or Rolling Stones mouth.

Michelangelo's David

Or naked men.

margaritaville

Or a big Margarita and flip-flops.

Or…

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13 thoughts on “The Tank

  1. REPENT & PAY THE FEES!!!!!!!!!!!!! BETTER YET “BUY YOUR OWN TANK” How’s that for a slogan for the neighborhood!!!! LOL What a rebel you are…..LOL!!!

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  2. Hey I am right behind you. Going to get me a tank…another 120 for rental fee…I dont think so.I can do better than that……I love the pics that you have to go along with your story. You can have a different scene for each season….You go BB……

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  3. Use the summer scene. Have someone come and paint the entire tank. You will mostly see it in the summer. The fall when you are sitting out back – the scene will remind you “oh what a great summer we had”. The winter you will only be passing through to take out the trash. Maybe you can make a coat for it so to protect the wonderful paint job. The simple things in life like a propane tank that make us happy.

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  4. Yeah, I’m glad you’re having the last laugh…I hope;) We had an incidence with our propane last winter…Of course, most of it was our fault, we let it run out! So I called on a Friday and told them it was not an emergency, but we needed gas…thinking I shouldn’t mention we’re empty or they’ll run out and fill us up and charge us a hefty fee for the call…Come Monday they came, discovered we were empty and charged us an extra $100 on top of filling the tank because we let it run out. We were so mad, if I had known they were going to charge the $100 regardless, I wouldn’t have suffered all weekend without the gas. So after this tank runs out…we are switching companies 🙂

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  5. After looking at your pictures for a 2nd time….I like the margaritaville scene. Your posts from Florida this year were great…. You seemed so happy and relaxed!!! I can close my eyes and envision looking at the ocean while relaxing in a lounge chair….AAAWWWWWW!!!!!!! A girl has the right to change her mind!!! LOL!!!

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