FINALLY. Instead of three weeks, it took six.
We have the results of his genetic test.
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It’s no secret the universe has been good to Trent and I lately: a dream job with an off-the-charts increase in pay and benefits for me, a near-flawless closing on the perfect second home, and just yesterday we got word of yet another promotion and generous raise for Trent (his second in just shy of two years).
Neither of us is one to cling to the material things in life, so all this “stuff going so good” was starting to feel a little… Too good. Like it needed to go back into the universe somehow because, let’s face it folks –
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We never thought our new cabin would give us the blues, but it has.
So many of them.
This many, to be exact:
GOD I HATE PAINTING. Even just a tiny little bit of brand new trim. Especially when you don’t know what color you’re dealing with. And don’t want to cut out a piece of your old trim to get a sample (although, in hindsight, we could have, and should have, just done that).
But, now we have a new friend in the Arnold ACE Home Center. His name is Matt, and he works the paint counter. And he is happy to help you one, two, five times in the same weekend.
No more painting. Seriously.
Time to get to the “vacation” part of the “vacation home.”
Whoa. The last week(ish) has been big. Really big. BIG.
Like, probably the biggest week of my life, with a few exceptions…