The heater is not turning on. I had major parts replaced a couple of years ago, but not everything. I hear the thermostat click, suggesting that that item is okay, but the heater does not whir into action. I am thinking I'll just ignore this. I can't afford to have someone come out to look at it and the climate here is such that I can just bundle up and I'll be fine. Paul doesn't seem to feel cold as much as I do, so I won't worry about him.
If I were a person who believed in fate, I'd say these were indicators that it's time to move on to another home. I don't think I really need to think of it as "fate", though, to draw that conclusion.