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Okay, My Dad just called me and "asked" me to get "my" piano out of "his" basement. Now don't get me wrong here. I've be trying to get my piano out the house for 10 years now. Yes, I know that sound like a lot of time for it to be hanging at Dad's place, but in all honestly, we really just don't have a lot of room for it.

His basement doesn't flood, so it's been a great place for it. Our basement (more accurately the utility room) does take on water every time we get a good rain. Unfortunately, there's not much we can do about that. All the houses in this neighborhood have the same problem. It's actually the main line that causes the problem, but the city will not do anything about it. So all we do is complain and all they do is ignore us.

So getting back to the piano. I really have no idea where we can put it. I know my Dad will not get rid of it, but he will piss and moan and bitch until we do get it out now that he's on a tear about it. My hubby wants to put is upstairs in the extra room that we turned into a "play room". It has art supplies, my sawing machine, his guitars, my music stand and flute, stuff like that. So all and all, it would be fine up there, I just don't want it to be upstairs. It's a beautiful piano that deserves to be "shown off" not tucked away. I still go over to my Dad's place twice a month to clean and polish it. And to play it for a while.

What I would like to do is get all the "junk" that belongs to my husband out of the basement and move some stuff in our family room down there, so that we can room some furniture in the living room into the family room. I call our basement the "Black Hole". Stuff goes down there and never leaves. It's permanently trapped down there. It has turned into an unusable part of our house, and it doesn't need to be.

I have threatened my hubby that I will throw the stuff out with or without his help. But I know if I do that, it will only cause grief. I really would like my Dad to stop bitching, my hubby to get off his ass and throw the stuff out and help me move stuff around. I would really like my piano here so that I can enjoy it, so that my daughter can take piano lessons and just have a beautiful piece of "furniture" in my house.

Sorry for the LONG rant. I'm just tired of all of this. Dad gets on little kicks every once and a while and usually all I have to do is wait him out and he'll forget about it. This time, he's not. This time, it's not just a kick and I'm getting drained over it.

Thanks for listening to me. Again sorry for the rant.


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