When God Laughs at Our Plans

By Heidi

I’ve blogged about my house before. It’s an old house, built in 1929. We call it “The Money Pit” and it’s not really a joke. It seems like, with older homes (and I guess some newer ones as well), there’s always something going wrong.

2016 has been The Year of the Plumber

It all started a few weeks ago, when I noticed a LOT of HOT water leaking out of the furnace downstairs. $1,000 later, and that problem was fixed.

Next, Brian noticed that there was a clog between our two oil tanks. $50 fixed that problem.

Then, came the backed-up drain in the bathtub. We worked for days to unclog it – another $50 fix.

Today, however, was not so simple. . .

I went to the basement to throw a load of laundry in the washer. Everything was fine down there.

I went outside to grab some stuff for supper from the freezer in our garage.

When I came back in, Ian greeted me at the backdoor in a panic. He said something like “the sink upstairs is leaking really bad!”

I didn’t even close the door, just dropped the food and …read more

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