Number of days the gate installation has been going on: 3
Number of gates to be installed: 1
Amount of time it says on the box it will take to install the gate: 30 minutes
Number of trips to Lowe's: 3
Score he received on his ACTs: 33
Number of screws he has stripped: 4
Age he became a shareholder at his firm: 33
Number of times he's accidentally drilled into his own hand: 2
Number of Ivy League schools he's attended: 2
Number of times he's threatened to stop the installation if I don't quit blogging about him: 2
Number of times I've thought about installing the gate myself: 15
Number of years of higher education he's had: 7
Number of times he's read the directions: 6
Number of holes in my banister: 4
Amount of sawdust laying on my new tile: approximately 2 oz.
Number of dirty looks I've received from him: too many to count.