The idea made sense.

I love renovations, I love drywall dust and ram board. I walk the site looking for changes big and small, seeking small tweaks that will make things more beautiful, more livable. I love having a site. I love using the word site.

You know what I don’t love?

Hail damage, mold and radon. Missing hot water heaters and broken furnaces. Most of all I don’t like leaving the new egress window and flooding the bathroom. Not because it caused the most damage, but because it was 100% my fault.


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Anna Rosenblum Palmer is a freelance writer based in Denver, CO. She writes about sex, parenting, cat pee, bi-polar disorder and the NFL; all things inextricably intertwined with her mental health. In her free time she teaches her boys creative swear words, seeks the last missing puzzle piece and thinks deeply about how she is not exercising. Her writing can be found on Babble,, Great Moments in Parenting, Ravishly, Good Men Project, Sammiches and Psych Meds, Playpen, Crazy Good Parent, and YourTango. She also does a fair amount of navel gazing on her own blog at

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