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noah's ark a modern tale

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The Lord spoke to Noah and said: 
“In six months I’m going to make it rain until the 
whole earth is covered with water and all the 
evil people are destroyed. But I want to save a few good people, 
and two of every kind of living thing on the planet. 
I am ordering you to build an Ark,” said the Lord. 
And in a flash of lightning He delivered the specifications 
for an Ark. “OK,” said Noah, trembling in fear and fumbling 
with the blueprints. 

And six months passed. The skies began to cloud up 
and rain began to fall. The Lord saw that Noah was 
sitting in his front yard, weeping. And there was no Ark. 
“Noah,” shouted the Lord, “where is my Ark?” 
A lightning bolt crashed into the ground next to Noah, 
for emphasis. “Lord, please forgive me,” begged Noah. 

“I did my best. But there were big problems. 
First I had to get a building permit for the Ark 
construction project, and the plans didn’t meet Code. 
So I had to hire an engineer to redraw the plans. 
Then I got into a big fight over whether or not…