Bertha in purgatory
My apologies to those Catholics who don't think purgatory is a laughing matter.
My sympathies to anyone who has done home renovation of any kind.
Definition of purgatory (according to the online source: The Free Dictionary):
1. a state or place in which the souls of those who have died in a state of grace are believed to undergo a limited amount of suffering to expiate their venial sins and become purified of the remaining effects of mortal sin.
2. a place or condition of suffering or torment, especially one that is temporary.