For months now we’ve been planning to build a retaining wall down the other side of our house. The land was sloped towards the fence, and the concrete was starting to crack under the washing line. The ground there is clay, and horrible to work with. Mario picked a date, organised his dad to come and help, and coordinated all the deliveries of materials.
The week arrived, and the weather reports started coming in.
“Rain! Lots of rain, especially on the days you wanted to work outside!” [...]