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Monday, May 07, 2007

Tales of a Homeowner

Some guy (who smelled really good, that being neither here nor there) stopped by my house yesterday and tried to talk me into letting him seal my driveway. I told him I'm planning to replace the whole thing, hopefully before this winter. He pitched his services hard, saying he'd sealed it for the previous owners and could buy me another 3 years before it would have to be replaced, as he claims to have done in the past. I pointed out that if I would have to replace it eventually, it would make no sense to waste money on patching and sealing it. Then he offered to come and put 3 inches of asphalt on top of the current driveway. Hmmm. "Wouldn't it be better to just rip it up and start from scratch?" Even I could see that. He admitted I was right but kept trying to talk me into wasting my hard earned dough. I stood my ground and he gave up, leaving a card and telling me to call when I was ready to do something about my driveway.

And this morning...I checked my furnace filter! Who's proud of me? *round of applause* Thank you, thank you. It didn't need replacing - I don't think.


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