The last six months have been tough. The company I work for shuttered with no notice. I haven’t been able to find a new work that comes anywhere close to what I was making. I had to provide up our apartment. It’s been unquestionably hard to have everything go downhill so hastily. At least I have family close by that I could turn to for help. My Grandmother lives right outside of the town on the train line. She let myself and others transfer in with her until I get back on our feet. My social life is non-existent but at least I’m not hiding from a property owner. I can’t pay her rent yet, so I’m doing work around the place instead. I knocked out a large clean up of the attic and painting all the rooms. Now I’m helping our Grandmother finally get cooling system in her house. She’s been using a single window cooling system device running at full blast, trying to cool the whole house down. I explained to her there are better cooling system options that are more energy and cost efficient. All of us picked out a ductless mini-chop system. The fact that the cooling units are mounted to the inside walls was a plus. There’s no need to route ducts to a central heating and cooling system. This way all the walls I just painted don’t get messed up by air duct installation. The cooling system company that did the work was unquestionably nice to our Grandmother so she felt comfortable signing up for their Heating and Air Conditioning maintenance plan. This way, whether I’m there or not, our Grandmother will have someone to rely on to keep her new cooling system method finally working perfectly.