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Lundy Luck

Well, I keep saying I should write a book. Our family just has the most bizarre things happen, and always all at once. If I believed in luck, I'd say ours was bad, but it always turns out good somehow. So here's yet another chapter in the life of a Lundy. We bought a new old house, built in 1908. Big, beautiful, but old. So it fails every inspection and we fix gas leaks, roof leaks, termites, etc. So all is well. We move in 3 days ago. One toilet doesn't work, the sinks have very low pressure, no place for the microwave or fridge, one sink leaks easily and floods the floor, tub drains very slowly, some phone jacks don't work, etc. All little things DH can fix, so no problem, just inconvenience.
So tonight we came home to a serious rainstorm in the dining room. I mean pouring through the ceiling with serious force. Something happened in the upstairs bathroom, but there's not a leak. Minor issues (there are always issues with us) with the ho…

Lundy Luck

Well, I keep saying I should write a book. Our family just has the most bizarre things happen, and always all at once. If I believed in luck, I'd say ours was bad, but it always turns out good somehow. So here's yet another chapter in the life of a Lundy. We bought a new old house, built in 1908. Big, beautiful, but old. So it fails every inspection and we fix gas leaks, roof leaks, termites, etc. So all is well. We move in 3 days ago. One toilet doesn't work, the sinks have very low pressure, no place for the microwave or fridge, one sink leaks easily and floods the floor, tub drains very slowly, some phone jacks don't work, etc. All little things DH can fix, so no problem, just inconvenience.
So tonight we came home to a serious rainstorm in the dining room. I mean pouring through the ceiling with serious force. Something happened in the upstairs bathroom, but there's not a leak. Minor issues (there are always issues with us) with the ho…