…………… by ric justiss
Stuff breaks. And when it does someone has
to fix it.
The word "Handyman" dates back to 1872 and
is defined as a person who is competent in a
variety of small skills or inventive or ingenious
in repair or maintenance work - also
called a "handyperson". I have never been very
handy, mostly because I have never been around
anyone who really was. I never had a good
I enjoy doing it when I know how. I like doing it myself. And if I think I can figure it
out, I am willing to try. This week the faucet over our kitchen sink broke. It had to
be replaced. So I spent Friday night, installing a new one. And I was successful.
It really feels good when I am able to figure it out and get it done.
And then earlier in the week, our main line to the alley got stopped up. And I
figured out how to un-stop it without having to call a plumber.
So mark up a couple wins for the un-handy man.
Oct. 16, 2005