Confessions of a Hardware Store Hater

I try to be interested. I really do. I really, really want to be one of those women who can open a toolbox and know what the names of the odd shaped utensils are called. When we were in the midst of our renovation hell, I even deigned to pick up some of them inContinue reading “Confessions of a Hardware Store Hater”

Public Enemy #1? Incompetence

As I write this, the roofers who just fixed our roof two days ago are in my mother’s kitchen ripping out walls. Why? Because the f^&*&^&*^&$^%#%$#%$#^%#^%$^%$% thing leaks. And not only is it leaking in my mother’s apartment, it is leaking in the two apartments below her which would make sense, since the law ofContinue reading “Public Enemy #1? Incompetence”