The joy of owning your own home is sometimes tempered by the cost of maintaining your domocile. Sometimes they are minor irritants and sometimes they are larger and of greater concern.
And certainly your response to the challenges that you face is in direct response to the cost and inconvenience you face relative to your own checkbook.
At the moment the Shack is dealing with a plumbing problem that was discovered late last night. Plumbing problems are never fun, but those that are discovered closer to the midnight hour are even more troublesome.
Listen carefully and you just might hear my roar of frustration. This just sucks.