A Day of Accomplishment

Despite the fact that I didn’t even leave the house, and because of the ice, any plans I’d made were canceled, today was great. I did tons of laundry. I bleached a shower curtain, scrubbed the shower, and poured drano down the drain. I discovered that when I flipped over our shitty, sagging, pillowtop mattress,…

Rainy Mondays

To improve a gloomy, rainy Monday (complete with impossible hair and a handful of zits) , use (1) slim black skirt, (1) tuna sandwich from Jimmy John’s (removing cold ingredients and toasting under broiler first), (a handful of) mini York peppermint patties from the office candy bucket, and (numerous) old episodes of The Moth podcast….

No Days of Rest

Today, I: Woke up early Worked five hours, cutting greatly into our backlog of waivers; I also completed our new business card design. Designing on a laptop = tedious feat. Installed 3 miniblinds. Uninstalled a heinous mirror/medicine cabinet combo from our Ugly Bathroom (named this because it is). Took a 2-year-old to Menard’s, where I…