Month: March 2016

Sue's News

Lessons from a Septic System

One of the joys of living in the country is that we have a septic tank. When we bought our house eight years ago, I’d always lived in homes with a sewer connection and believed that household waste was magically carried away. The thought of maintaining a septic tank – …
Weird & Whacky

What is “Break the Ice”?

Break the ice means to start a conversation with someone that you haven’t met before. The expression originates from the shipping industry. When a ship would get stuck in the ice, the receiving country would send smaller ships to “break the ice” and clear a path. This gesture demonstrated goodwill …