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Monday, September 08, 2008

Projectus Interruptus

“By this time next week, things will be back to normal”
“We’ll have this all done by next month”
“By next Friday, all of these boxes will be outta here!”
“By this time next month, we’ll have our house back”

I’ve been spouting crap like that for the past 3 months! From July until this very moment, our life has been a non-stop project. And I know we bring it on ourselves; life wouldn’t be the same for hubs and me if we weren't tackling something major at least ONCE a year. :-)

So we decided to take the money we saved from our “stimulization” check and buy some badly needed office furniture. It came in this weekend (of course), which meant we had to rent a truck to go pick up the furniture. Oh, and while we were at it, let’s use said truck to haul all the crap we don’t want any more out of the storage unit for a huge, huge HUGE garage sale on the 27th. As hubs quoted from CCR, “And when the tax man comes, lord don’t the house look like a rummage sale.” Our house looks like an inside-out yard sale and the garage is chock-a-block stuffed with furniture, books, and boxed things that have no description.

By this time next month, things will be back to normal.

And on top of that, we’re having the carpets cleaned either today or tomorrow. So, everything that’s on the carpet had to be moved onto the tile. Hey, did you know that an old computer (that’s not running) will condense water on the bottom metal panel and soak your carpet?

Yeah, we didn’t know either.

Sigh.

5 comments:

Floridacracker said...

Sounds so familiar!

OhioMom said...

LOL ... great post!

Just the Right Size said...

FC, I think you were busier than me! Plus you had the mileage thing going on.

Ohiomom, Oh, if you could see my house now! It just seems like things open up to other problems or projects.

As I said earlier, "Nature abhors a vacuum"

Marysol said...

You big silly.
Sorry about your carpet. But, how do you like your new office furniture? Is it making up for all the hassle you've endured these past few weeks...okay, months.

Just the Right Size said...

Sol, it's devine! We got it from Pottery Barn, to which I have an unhealthy addiction. I would marry Pottery Barn if hubs hadn't snagged me first. :-)

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