Yet, I knew that we had a long way to go before Phase I of the property renovation was over. This roof turned carport was going to need a little more beautification.
I listened to The Dave Ramsey podcast whilst adding a couple coats of white paint to the building. The first few minutes consisted of me fighting against a headwind whilst trying to apply the first coat. Admittedly, my whiny inner 4 year old just wanted to stomp off and come back the following day.
When did painting become so difficult?
Luckily, emotional maturity won out. I spent the next few hours feverishly painting the carport.
Afterwards, I walked out towards the road and looked back at the newly painted dwelling.
A surge of proud rushed through me. Next year, I will have to fix all of the masonry work on both the carport and the house. However, for now, I will hold onto the feeling of accomplishment no matter how fleeting it is.