“The Swimming Pool” / Memorable Fancies #501

     Joe slams the phone down. Those crooks, he thinks, I can get rid of that pool crud a lot cheaper myself. Just some chemicals – the store can tell me what kind – and I can clean the damn pool myself.      He drains the pool. The discoloration, he’s surprised to discover, wasn’t just on the surface; it’s thick – gooey – and has an odd smell. OK, he says, I guess this stuff’s too much for me and I gotta get the pool service out after all.     By now, Joe has the stuff smeared all over … [Read more...]