Column: Home improvement palette choices mighty palatable




I heard from someone somewhere that the true test of a marriage is if the partners can work on a home project together without murdering each other. That seems about right to me.

Cramped, teetering on a ladder in a close hallway while reaching for the limp wet wallpaper being handed up; four hands squeezed into a space under the sink barely big enough for one trying to unloosen a rusted nut; differing opinions on just how to angle the bulky furniture up and around the turn of the stairs.

Yes, two working as one on a home project can surely test the limits of love.

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