Sunday, October 07, 2007

Trust me next time !

A couple weeks ago I convinced Hubba it was time to retire his old recliner.
Like an old pair of shoes he was very reluctant, but finally agreed and we went shopping.
We found 2 matching rocker recliners and ordered them.
I then decided I wanted the living room painted walls and ceiling.
I told Hubba we needed to find some one to do it,
"No", he said, "I can do it."

Granted he is a perfectionist, but a little slower these days.
OK, I went to get the paint.
He started on Thursday and painted all day, it was obvious to me when he finished it needed another coat
So on Friday he got more paint and redid the walls.
He could not see the areas he had missed so I had to point them out and
Saturday after he finished the ceiling I took the roller and redid areas he missed
His vision is excellent, but his color concept isn't and he doesn't see different shades of the same color.

Now that it is finished, he said next time we'll find someone.

Men are funny, just like kids sometimes, you can't tell them anything.


Misty said...

ha. I know. I would rather pay someone too--than hear my hubby get frustrated about what he's doing. (He's a perfectionist too!)

Green tea said...

What are ya gonna do?? LOL

alan said...

I have my Dad's Bishop platform rocker from 1950, along with his hassock. He recovered them twice, and it's due again. Since my wife had her hip and knee replaced she has taken the chair over from me, and any mention of replacing it is met with "you will NOT".

So I guess I get to figure out how to rebuild it and recover it...

I can remember taking naps curled across the arms of it when I was little; I remember vacating it the minute he walked into the room as a teen (so did anyone else who was in it)!

Now it's my wife who naps in it...



Flash said...

""I remember vacating it the minute he walked into the room as a teen (so did anyone else who was in it)!""

And I thought that was only the rule in My house growing up *grin*


Green tea said...

Flash, maybe that was the only rule you paid any attention too growing up and beyond..
.. *smile*

Jessica Foster said...

I think men decide to do things, their stubborn streak keeps them doing it all the way through, and their true side decides ok, been there done that don't need to do it again!!!!

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