Sunday, January 16, 2011

This Day In History: January 16, 2010

One year ago today, I was woken up at 5:00am to the house shaking slightly and a terrible, horrible scraping sound. I really thought my bedroom was collapsing.

But no. It was just some guy towing a giant Dumpster down the street.

Wake up call

Yeah, that's right.

A few months prior, the house on the left caught on fire and the construction workers were still in the process of tearing apart/rebuilding it. They kept a giant metal container in the driveway to dispose of debris.

And then this jolly jackass came over at WTF o'clock in the morning not just to retrieve the used container but to replace it with an empty one. So there was scraping and thudding to unload the empty one, then scraping and thudding to get the full one out, then scraping and thudding to put the empty one in the driveway and then more scraping and thudding still to get the full one on the truck.

All of this. In front. Of. My house.

(So of course I grabbed my camera and tripod.)

1 comment :

  1. LOL I feel really bad for you because you woke up to such a horrible noise, but at the same time it makes for a funny story and an awesome pic.