Soon after my wife and I met, she mentioned how she really wished that she could afford a riding lawn mower. She was a single gal that worked all day and was often tired in the evening when she got home from work.
So, being the handy sort of guy that I was, I made her a riding lawn mower. I guess I thought she would squeal with delight and give me a big hug. To this day I have never been able to understand why women are so hard to please.