All new homes built on Mackinac Island, that tie in to the sewer system, are required to have a sewer grinder. Most of the grinders look like a small green dome about two feet across and are located in the front yard - the house and the sewer line (which is beneath the road.) Each grinder has an alarm that lights up and sounds when the grinder or the pump isn't working correctly.
Unfortunately, our light went on recently.
Fortunately, my husband was home at the time.
Unfortunately, our grinder is located right in the middle of a garden.
(Fortunately, I've been able to disguise it with hostas and daylilies.)
Unfortunately, when it stops working I have to dig up some of those hostas and daylilies so my husband can get to the pump.
Fortunately, the man can fix just about anything.
The inspiration for this post came from this book. It's an oldie but a goodie!