stretched tight


When I came home from a glorious conference where I lived luxuriously in a four star hotel, I was met by a house with a broken water tank, dog poop on the floor, and unwashed clothes strewn everywhere, I mistakenly asked my wife, “What in the world is going on around here?”  My “stretched tight” wife and mother of my children,  wiped her forehead, rose to her knees from scrubbing up the dog’s mess and said, “Home is where you have to live out all the things you like to talk about.”