I ignored him and proceeded to create the mousetrap using cheese. It was quite simple to make, and I had one erected right away. The trick was to balance the aluminum foil pan on the L-shaped bait holder. Soon, I had two traps set up on the linoleum kitchen floor against the baseboard.
"There!" I announced, feeling proud of myself for my creativity. "That ought to do it. If four Victor traps, two Steve Smith traps, and Pestchaser won't do it, I don't know what will."
"We'll see," said my disbelieving husband.