Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Money Talks

But all mine ever says is good-bye!

Oh well, I’m used to it. 

Remember when I tempted fate last fall by saying, ‘Because if I’m really curse then the  repairs will pile up faster than the savings.’   Only to discover how cursed I really was because  within a month me, myself and I: 1.)  put my foot through the roof…

2.) listened to the clothes dryer die a screechy death,

3.) discovered a $22,000 slow leak in the kitchen cause by a stupid dishwasher…

4.) lost the keys to the truck and had another vehicle break down, and

5.)  lost 5 years worth of family photos due to computer fussiness.

6.) Lost a freezer full of food and discovered a mongo leak beneath the master bath.

We guesstimated that we had over $42,000  worth of fix-up’s hit us in one month.  And since then hardly anything has been resolved.

Well guess what?

No nothing new broke down.  Thank goodness.  And yes I’m still washing dishes by hand in our Redneck sink.

However.  Today is a good day.

The work to repair the roof has started.  Only eight months later.  But it has started.

Spring 014

Nasty Rotted excuse for a roof isn’t it.

Spring 015

Can’t wait until it’s done.  Wa-hoo!

7 comments:

princessmama said...

Yay for roof repairs! ;-)

How overwhelming! Having all that hit you at once. Glad things are looking up.

Lisa Olander said...

You sure you don't have the opposite of the "Midas" touch? I am so glad to hear some of these things are getting done. Hope all repairs happen quickly and under estimate! We love you and will keep you in our prayers...keep these blogs coming!

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

Uf. When it rains it pours, eh? That's a LOT of outlay--and none of it fun stuff:(

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:) Missy

Honey Mommy said...

My word! It sounds like your house has turned against you!

I am glad you roof is getting fixed. One thing at a time,right?

Arrow said...

Well, at least you will have a roof over your head! Good luck with all the repairs.

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