A Near Disaster

near disaster

Last weekend, my husband had our girls doing a bunch of chores outside: Leveling dirt, hanging vines on a trellis, and oiling the outside dining table with teak oil. We were all on our different tasks. My husband was wiring the front fountains with power. I was working in the garden and chopping vegetables for a party we were hosting the following evening. The night before, we had been asked to go out to dinner this night, but we declined, as we really needed to stay home and get prepared for our party. This is a key point to this story… As the day of chores ended and just before we all hit the showers, we all began to smell a really strong smell inside the house. My husband thought it was the sealer from outside. (We just had the slate around our pool sealed that day.) But I knew it … [Read more...]