By the way:
|HAPPY NEW YEAR!|
B had a couple weeks off work, the last week of December through the first week of January. While he was off the rule was No Work. Um... ok. We were such sloths shambling around the house in our PJs, not waking up till afternoon, and otherwise just being absolutely worthless. It was fabulous.
Until this past Tuesday when he went back to work, and so did I.
I've been divvying up the work into days. The kitchen was first, because that is my baby. I love my kitchen and it's been sadly neglected. I did the dishes, cooked, etc., but no really good cleaning. Next was the bathrooms. They were in the second worst state of sorriness. Today, I'm primarily focusing on catching up on laundry. I really should work on straightening up the living room, but for some reason I just don't have the foggiest idea of where to actually start. There are things that probably will never be unpacked. I could just chuck them in the basement, but the problem with that is our basement leaks something awful when it rains. Next time B makes a trip to Lowe's or Home Depot, I am going to get him to pick up some scrap wood. They let you have odd ends and bits for free, which is really nice. I'll use that like risers to keep my boxes off the floor. If it doesn't flood too deep, maybe that will be sufficient.
Sad day! My neighbor Fin is going back to her home state soon. Even though sometimes I found her incessant perkiness trying to my patience (I'm just not a perky person), I enjoy her company. She's always full of fun ideas, and she brightens up otherwise boring or gloomy days. She's one of the sole reasons I actually go out taking me on random Wal-Mart runs where I would have fun whether I wanted to initially or not (lol), or sitting on one or the other of our front porches in the morning with coffee and just yapping. Hanging out in the back yard watching her midget run around playing. :-( I'm going to miss both of them. The old saw "the only thing that never changes is change" is smacking me upside the head. It doesn't change the fact that is sucks, though.