This was taken during the optimistic, golden time just before beginning the complete basement renovation that would ultimately destroy us.

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Fantastically bad.

Snoopy types out: It was a dark and stormy night.
Finally after ninety-seven long days adrift Captain Pertwee was rescued, mercifully ending his miserable diet of rainwater and strips of sun dried Haddock which was actually far ghastlier than it sounded what with George Haddock being his former first mate. — Phillip Davies, Cardiff, U.K.
Whew Phillip, that was fantastically bad, which is good! That was Phillip Davies winning entry into the 2012 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, an annual tongue-in-cheek competition sponsored by the English Department of San Jose University where each year, entrants are invited to “compose the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels.” The prize? A 'pittance', whatever that is.
Seriously, any writer worth his salt knows and loves this thing.
Fantastically bad.

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Maybe read No Big Deal, a story I consider to be the very best thing I ever wrote.