Do you ever feel that you suck at home ownership? Do you procrastinate on fixing stuff you KNOW you need to address, but because the problem doesn’t seem urgent, you blow it off until “later”??Well, that’s us.Seriously, the amount of time….work…money….that goes into it, is overwhelming at times. And sometimes I feel like this house owns US, rather than US owning this house.
I’m not just talking about decorating and making things pretty; I’m talking about the stuff like repairs and improvements to simply keep your house up and running and not falling apart!
What a crappy concoction…..And what sucky home owners to turn a blind eye to problems that need addressed:
What you don’t see is the NILE RIVER that was pooling up next to my foundation this evening in that little ditch, and underneath our HVAC unit, in what was a torrential downpour this evening. (And who in their right minds aims a down-spout in this manner?! Thanks, previous homeowners…..)
So we stalled…..and stalled…..and stalled some more….until our house tonight finally said, “Alright, enough of this crap–y’all are gonna fix me NOW!” And when I saw the inches and inches of water sitting next to our foundation, I knew there was no choice anymore: