"You'd be better off, financially," he says. These are gloomy days in the business that buys our groceries.
"No I wouldn't," I say, thinking of all the plumbers, electricians and cabinet makers we have never had to hire because Mr. Kamikaze is as good with a screwdriver as he is with a leaky ballpoint pen.
"I'd have to pay someone every time the toilet clogged," I say.
He looks up. "You would have them breaking down the door to unclog your toilets," he says.
It just doesn't get any sweeter than that.