It takes two to make a marriage work, doesn’t it?
Yes, and no — but mostly yes. Let me explain.
This afternoon Michael and I got to talking about the yard. Our deck is wonderful, but to tell you the truth it’s a little bit squishy. Since we put a dining table and chairs out there, we haven’t had room for the patio furniture, like the orange lounge chair that I love to sink into on warm afternoons.
Everything is pushed tightly together and it’s a little uncomfortable to sit out there with friends.
And so we’ve decided to build a second level at the bottom of the stairs. Nothing too fancy — just a little deck space to set up our table and chairs.
When I say that “we” decided to build it, I was kind of hoping that Michael would take on the project himself. He’s a great carpenter who did a marvelous job on our wooden sidewalk.
But Michael has a different plan in mind–he wants us to build it together.
[Read the rest of the article at The Time-Warp Wife.]