31 Aug '11, 3pm

Wife-1, Husband-100

Wife-1, Husband-100

Ever since we moved into our new house, my list of JOBS FOR MY HUSBAND TO DO has been growing and growing. Drill some holes in the wall. Change a few door knobs. Fix the lock in the bathroom. Fix the floorboards. Change a door clasp. Put new window locks in. Mend some broken drawers. Build an extra shelf. Get rid of the rats in the ceiling. That’s just the tip of the ice berg! Anyway, recently, I’ve felt a bit sorry for him. Thus I enthusiastically agreed to do all the simple “handyman jobs” around the house. I was keen as a kid with a new science project! Bring it on! So on the weekend my husband gave me my first task: To find out why an outside drain was flooding. Just outside our house, along a side wall, there is a kind of flow-off drain, which seemed to fill up with water and flood every so often, and it had an awful smell. I lifted the little plastic grill lid and pe...

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