Category Archives: cleaning

More Chores

The effort to catch up continues.  I know that I’ll probably never be fully caught up, but it’s a guarantee that you can’t reach the finish line if you drop out of the race. I tackled the shed.  Oh boy … Continue reading

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I just got my first attempt at sourdough bread from my own wild caught yeast starter set to proof over night.  A friend gave me some of her starter a few years ago, but I didn’t keep it up as … Continue reading

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Can Open, Worms All Over

Okay, that’s a bit dramatic.  Let me rephrase the title.  Closet opened, contents everywhere. I’ve been working on projects for about 100 years now (you’ll get used to the dramatic strain).  Yesterday I was converting two old sets of waterbed … Continue reading

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A Good Start

Today I entered my closet and came out with a bag of clothing, a pair of shoes, and two pair of slippers to pitch.  I’ll admit that I took the buttons off of the shirts.  They were just too old … Continue reading

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As always, I’m working on tidying my house.  I have yet to achieve my desired state of tidiness, but to me it’s most important that I simply keep working toward the goal.  After all, even if I reach my ideal … Continue reading

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