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It’s never easy

By on Jun 13, 2014 in Renovation | 0 comments

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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.

DSC_8865 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.

DSC_8889This 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.

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