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You know the one I mean.

by canadafreeze on July 25, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

You know the story. Woman gets so frustrated she throws the turkey out the window on Thanksgiving day.

Today, a banana cream pie almost went flying...

I stopped long enough to think about the mess it would make...

So, I decided to grocery shop instead. Opened the garage door, got in the car, put the car in reverse, and drove over the drain pipe that had blown onto the driveway. Hadn't seen it, and the action wasn't nearly as satisfying as throwing the pie might have been.

Stupid pie ...


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