Renovating a home is like a roller coaster. You get in the car and strap yourself in to go up this hill and get ready for a thrill. There’s no reason to fear as all of the safety steps are there to protect you. Woosh – you are thrown for a curve, a loop or a big drop. It’s fun at an amusement park – because you are expecting it.
During a renovation – it’s not so much fun. Enduring a renovation (of a beloved property) is a roller coaster. There are adrenaline rushes at many of the stages. Frankly, I’d rather be on a roller-coaster and get my adrenaline that way.
This is what we are dealing with today. A plumbing pipe installed outside the front of our house – somehow to be covered up in the future. Jonathan is about to explode. And, while I’m not happy, I just have to believe that we are going to figure out a way to make it right. I’m ready to get off the ride now, please. I hope it’s going to be OK. If not, I’ll be right there with Jonathan.
We’re meeting with our contractor today to talk about the options of making this go away. I am wearing my rose colored glasses hoping all will be dealt with as it should. I want to take off my seatbelt – for now at least.