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If this is what I wanted, why am I so sad?

finding calm in the chaos

It’s not all fun and games at the House of Tex. Sure we get to swing hammers and mallets to tear down ho-hum tiles, but we also have to sort through 14 years worth of stuff. The stuff that a family of four accumulates over time. The stuff to which we attach sentimental value, even though we probably…

and so it begins

This guy makes it look so easy. The tiles just fall away like feathers, don’t they? He barely makes any mess at all. Break a sweat? Not this guy. Cool as a cucumber. In retrospect, I probably should have watched this video before attacking my own bathroom remodel Monday. Then I would have been in a position…

should I stay or should I go?

Life is all about choices. We face countless decisions every day. Some of them are trivial. At a wedding reception: will it be chicken or fish; red or white? At the gym: will you take a group class or do your own thing? Others may have a bit more consequence. In a rush hour traffic jam: do you stay…