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There are benefits to being 'unplugged'

Sometimes everything in my life comes together—and sometimes I have to coax it into place like a scared dog.

I was in the shower enjoying my hot water therapy session Thursday night when I stopped scrubbing and opened my eyes as a sudden and impending doom washed my peace and tranquility down the drain with the suds.

I hadn't heard the sump pump (which at my house collects all the grey water in a reservoir in the basement and pumps it out to my septic tank) go off at all in the 15 minutes I'd been under the showerhead.

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