Also, at home I basically “did everything” such as cook, shop, etc. therefore nothing jumped out at me. The garden beds I wanted – well, I thought he felt it was better to make walkways. There were many other examples but they could be explained away.
He told me later that he carried a small notebook in his pocket to write things down for work. Felt so sorry he probably went through agony to do a day’s work.
When I asked him how he had managed, he answered,”I had a system.”