I told Larry what y'all told me yesterday:
Honey, everyone says that we should install the faucet ourselves.
They say it's easy.
Who? Who says it's easy?
You know, the commenters on my blog...
You're listening to imaginary voices again? Since when do they offer plumbing help?
Someone I know in real life says so, too. She says her husband always installs his own faucets.
Good for him!
They're making me feel extravagant.
That's because you weren't blogging in 1997.
You know, when we bought our first house? The fixer-upper?
No. We didn't even have Internet then. We were broke.
Yes. And I said, "Don't worry, honey. We can tear out all the fixtures in the bathrooms and put in new ones ourselves the month before we move in. It's easy. And way cheaper than paying a plumber..."
Oh. Oh, yes - I do remember.
Was that fun?
Was it easy?
Did you like living without bathroom sinks for months?
Do you remember how we finally gave up and that weird handyman you found in the classifieds was at our house on Halloween installing bathroom sinks?
He wasn't weird...
Yes, he was. What was he doing at our house on Halloween night? And he did a crappy job. Remember how he spent all of Easter weekend with us, including Easter morning, installing ceiling fans? Do you remember feeding him dinner?
He was very inexpensive.
Right. That's why I am paying a top-notch plumbing operation with a proven track record to install my kitchen faucet. I have nothing to prove here. I cannot do plumbing. I do not like plumbing. I am not a plumber.
All righty, then...