Ah, yes, the summer life. It seemed like one minute I was sitting on the deck, pretending to take a chemical reading from a drink with a pool test strip. The next minute, I was downstairs in my office waiting for dinner when I heard a loud crashing sound. At first, I thought it was thunder...and then I heard the call from Marie-Anne: "Jon, come up here, quick!"

When the wind blows an open umbrella around on a glass top table, sometimes the results are something you don't expect. The morale? No more glass top deck tables for us!

Our poor, broken deck table