For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, almost 3 years ago

    What’re the odds of that?

  2. Arye Uygur

    Arye Uygur said, almost 3 years ago

    Why can’t they put something like Christmas lights in a closet or shelf instead of “crawl space.” I never heard of “crawl space” before.

  3. bluskies

    bluskies said, almost 3 years ago

    @Arye Uygur

    It’s generally a mostly unused area within the foundation of a house and under the first floor, less than “stand-up” high. If dry and well ventilated, useful for storing seldom used items like seasonal decorations and running ductwork and piping, but little else, Quite common when for one reason or another a full basement is impractical or undesired.

  4. pelican47

    pelican47 said, almost 3 years ago

    Indoor access to the crawl space?

  5. JoanHelen

    JoanHelen said, almost 3 years ago

    Really glad that I live in the southern hemisphere :)

  6. frugalnotcheap

    frugalnotcheap said, almost 3 years ago

    Crawl spaces have cool stuff: stones, nails and bits of building debris that are treasures to 5 year olds.

  7. Laynegg

    Laynegg said, almost 3 years ago

    @pelican47

    I had a house once where the crawl space door was in the garage. That’s probably where theirs is too. In my experience crawl spaces are usually dark, dank and spidery.

  8. TheSkulker

    TheSkulker said, almost 3 years ago

    @Arye Uygur

    Now you have.

  9. Belaani

    Belaani said, almost 3 years ago

    Geez, how’d he get a degree in dentistry when he’s too stupid to get a weather forecast?

  10. legaleagle48

    legaleagle48 said, almost 3 years ago

    @Belaani

    Now, that’s not really fair. John lives in Canada — it snows every five minutes there in winter, so there’s really no point in getting a weather forecast!

  11. jim gamer

    jim gamer said, almost 3 years ago

    O boy let it snow !!!!!!! 8^(

  12. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, almost 3 years ago

    Mid-Wisconsin has plenty of snow, though north Wisconsin has more. About crawl spaces, you’d sure have heard of them if you lived in Florida. Six feet down, we hit water. One place we lived, the crawl space was underneath the whole house. We found a possum under there once, fattened it up, and ate it.

  13. Macushlalondra

    Macushlalondra said, almost 3 years ago

    Thank you Susan. After 5 years of living here in Ontario Canada I’m getting fed up with people who think it snows all the time here. Sure in the northern provinces it does more than here but in Southern Ontario our weather is pretty much the same as for the northern US. We even get hot and humid summers.

  14. lightenup

    lightenup said, almost 3 years ago

    Hurry up, John!

  15. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, almost 3 years ago

    A ventilated crawl space is a harbor for mold. My wife and I just got done with removing mold from the crawlspace in our house. Ventilating it makes it accessible to the moisture that mold lives so dearly. We now have all of the walls and the dirt “floor” covered with heavy (10 mil) plastic and all air leaks have been plugged with expandable foam. No air flow equals no inflow of outside moisture.

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