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Do It Yourself. Seriously. Don’t Ask Me.

Confessions of an incompetent homeowner

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WHEN I GOT DIVORCED AND BOUGHT A HOUSE, my ex said to me, “I can’t wait until it snows and you have to shovel. I’m going to bring a chair over to sit and watch!”

Yes, he had done most of the snow removal during our marriage, but it’s not like it’s rocket science…




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Tina L. Smith

Tina L. Smith

Writer, humorist, animal lover, lifelong language geek (er, I proofread for fun). I write on diverse topics that catch my fancy. Everything but haiku(tm). [she]

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