you first bought your house, you lived in the country. Now that
same house is part of the city.
can't get anything repaired because "they stopped making those
parts years ago."
swing set in the backyard has sprouted roots.
plumber's phone is on your speed dial.
phone number is on your plumber's speed dial.
the children's rooms are now guest bedrooms.
haven't visited the other half of the house in six months.
have to move the furniture to see the carpet's original color.
bathroom is decorated in avocado green — from the first time it
was in style.
can't make any improvements to the exterior of your home without
getting approval from the "Board of Historic Monuments."