Sometimes it pays to go along with your instinct.
That radiator I mentioned? Well, apparently it's leaking pretty badly. I took a step near my stereo and felt a wet spongy mess beneath my bare feet. It's so moist that it helped sprout mushrooms behind my stereo speaker. I'm not kidding. Here's a closer look:
I am not going to explore whether these shrooms are magic.
But I would like to figure out one way to get that leaky radiator to water my dried out pine tree.