We Really Ought To Know By Now…

…that there’s no such thing as “just hanging a door.” Not in this house, which My Fella is starting to think might actually be “a pile of lumber cobbled together in the rough shape of a house.”

Notice he didn’t say “cleverly disguised as,” because…well, nothing we’ve seen so far qualifies as clever. Not even close.

Here’s a glimpse of what lies beneath…

"layers upon layers"

Door frames, like ogres and onions, have layers.

"doorframe"

Meanwhile, the Boxhound does not know what to make of this entire set-up. Neither do we.

Neither do we.

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3 thoughts on “We Really Ought To Know By Now…

  1. Fella says:

    I had originally considered just hanging the door on the existing frame somehow, rather than completely reframing it. Now I’m not sure what would have happened if I’d done that, because the existing frame wasn’t actually attached to… anything….

    • What exactly holds our house together? Chewing gum and twine? Dark matter? Sorcery? Pure wishful thinking? I wish I knew, except for when I don’t…I’m pretty sure that if we ever uncovered the secret, the place would immediately collapse.

      • Fella says:

        You know it’s a bad sign when you’re trying to tear out a DOOR FRAME and thinking to yourself, “Gee, I hope this isn’t a structural member.”

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