Nice Yarn Makes Everything Better

Yesterday morning as we finalized our Spring Break change-of-plans, I decided I should go ahead and snake the bathroom sink. It had been draining slowly for a while and since my in-laws are now planning to come up to our house instead of our meeting up with us at a midway point, I thought I’d be nice and get it more visitor-friendly. I’ve snaked sinks a number of times in my day, so I expected it to be — you know — gross, but done in a short bit. Unfortunately, things took a turn for the worse and currently I am (not so) patiently awaiting a call back from the plumber. I try to be a pretty calm person in my daily life, but this kind of thing just makes me insanely anxious. For whatever reason car & home repairs just set me on edge. I feel helpless that I can’t fix it myself and terrified of the bill headed my way.

As my husband says though, it is what it is. Things break and sometimes we need help fixing them. I will just cross my fingers the issue is minor and he can be in and out before my in-laws arrive and that maybe the repairs will involve installing the new faucet I have had in my basement for over a year. That would be a bonus, I suppose.

For now, I’ll indulge the kids in extra screen time and I will attempt to calm my nerves with this…

20140322-090909.jpgMy second Simple Skyp Sock in Cephalopod Yarns Bugga! in Flamboyant Cuttlefish.

You never want to have to call an emergency plumber on a Saturday morning with your in-laws en route to your house, but if you do it doesn’t hurt to have some nice yarn in your hands. Nice yarn makes everything better.

17 thoughts on “Nice Yarn Makes Everything Better”

  1. Love the yarn! Home repair is about as wonderful as our winter has been here in Maine. Not. Good.

  2. there are some tings you can’t control (sinks and plumbers) and some you can (yarn). Glad you have the latter to offset the former!

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