I might be mistaken here but I could swear I just hear a whole bunch of barking and meowing outside my window.
Let me just pull back the curtains and check...
Yep, it's officially "raining cats and dogs" out there.
I checked my web-counter and by the look of things, a lot of you are holed-up inside and waiting out the storm. I hope my musings are at least somewhat engaging.
Ahh, but if you own gondolas you all have one thing you must do sooner or later:
You must check your boats.
Pretty soon I'll be suiting up in my best waterproof attire and firing up my favorite shop-vac.
After that I have a feeling I'll spend a little quality time in front of the fireplace with some red wine.