Up: We were finally getting our shower fixed.
Down: I had to cancel our outdoor class and stay home with the kids to do so.
Up: The plumber is running late, so we can have lunch with Daddy instead.
Down: We will now having to stay home in the afternoon after staying home all morning.
Up: The plumber arrives during an unusually long nap time, so no screaming children to wrangle.
Down: The plumber cannot fix the shower because we have the wrong valve. Now we will have to stay home for the rest of the day, courtesy of the unusually long nap time, and another day as well. And the shower is still not fixed.
Up: No one was injured in the course of these events.