Sunday, November 15, 2009

It Didn't Quite Go Like This In My Head

"Trying is the first step toward failure." -Homer Simpson.

Easy math: An empty space and a cord to cover + some tiles found in the garage + adhesive and a piece of wood leftover from the dining room. Throw in a few weights for good measure (what could be heavier than salsa? Yep. Light mayo.), and have your hubby help you carry it into the other room since once you're done it weighs roughly 2.3 billion pounds. What exactly does that = ?

6.

Exactly six seconds things that things will look perfect until tiles will come smashing to the floor -okay, some slid - leaving shards of stones in ones eye, liquid nails on ones floor, and one very ticked spouse.

I'll let you guess which one.

11 comments:

  1. So what went wrong? It wasn't dry yet? Or it was 1.15 million Tons? I knew you were married to a buff man... but I didn't think he was running for Mr. Universe. Which spouse was not happy? It does look interesting... I would have been happy to just put a basket in front of it! May have some updated pictures on our on-going project soon. Love, MOM

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  2. It's always a bummer when home improvement projects don't workout. Sorry to hear about that. Hope it gets better soon!

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  3. I'm not sure I can tell what's heavier, the salsa or the one potato.

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  4. we want to see the disaster. how rude to tease us! the table looks fab btw. as usual. okay and the banging on the window is HY-STER-I-CAL! one year i did that to the kids after we had carved pumpkins and read spooky stories. i said i had to go to the bathroom and went out the back bathroom door and around to the front of the house where the kids and mauricio were by the front door and banged liked crazy. they screamed for hours! wish we would have caught it on video.

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  5. Would that you'd taken a stinkin' picture during that 6 seconds because I imagine it looked pretty good while it lasted. You're amazing.

    And, yes, it is comforting to know that every now and thn even YOU have a home improvement project go wrong. :)

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  6. Ack! I HATE it when that kind of thing happens. I ESPECIALLY hate it when my spouse is around to witness said disaster. Sorry about that one!

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  7. oooooh, i don't like uncooperative projects either! mean tiles! hope the eye is okay...you're almost "there," so will you try again? it'll look beautiful!

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  8. "Back to the drawing board" is heard often around here, which actually makes me proud becuase I hope I've instilled the confidence to DO in my girls- even if it doesn't work out- at least you tried.

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