"The semicolon represents a sentence the author could've ended but chose not to. The author is you, and the semicolon is your life." Regardless of the "event," I think the above sentence may be useful for some to hear.
"New honed black granite countertops were added along with a new farm sink, fixtures, lighting, cabinets and floating cedar shelves. Clint Harp crafted an island that Joanna designed for the Kings using some shiplap found on one of the original walls.