No power outages last night! There shouldn't be any issues with the blog getting posted, although we're experiencing lightning, thunder, and rain at the moment. And for the first time in FOREVER, both girls are about as close to me as they can get. Neither is happy with stormy weather. Lexi NEVER ventures deep into the office - perhaps she likes clean, sleek places that she can easily get into and out of. But she is sleeping about 5 feet away from me.
So you know what that means. Yep -- I've been cleaning - more pitching and purging. I'm quite pleased with my progress. There's still a LONG way to go, but I'm doing it my way, and that's all that counts.
It would appear that someone else is also doing the same thing. Look what someone sent to me the other day. OH MY GOD!!!! Who is that person???? Yes - both of them are me!!! When I was in my 20's. What's with the hair and make-up in that one?
|Who is that person?|
|Circle of Life|
|Katheleen's Circle of Life|
|A parking ticket|
|Clipboards of paper|
|Connecting Thread catalog from 2013|
|CQA Membership Handbook|
|OH -- a treasure!|
|We can almost see half of the table!|
|The slot to insert paper for shredding|
That little trip made quite a big difference in the house. I'll have to dig out another box soon and start filling it with stuff. I'm certain that M will appreciate this - well, she may not know what "fun" she missed.
Honestly, I cannot imagine leaving this mess of stuff for someone else to clean up. They would open the dumpster and just toss. At least, I've had a trip down memory lane, took a few pictures, and moved on. I look at it as a cheap form of entertainment!! And I get the satisfaction of getting rid of things in the way that I want to, it didn't become a burden to someone else, and I'm learning to deal with paper as it comes into the house.
All in all, it was a great day!!!! Is it easy? Absolutely NOT!! It's hard to throw away stuff that you've kept for years. Is it fun? NO - I'd rather be sewing. But am I enjoying it? YES -- what I love the most is finding a couple of treasures (and not just money), they bring back good memories, and I'm learning new skills. Skills that I should have learned when I was a kid! I also love the new openness of the space - still a LONG way to go, but I don't think too much is going to be sacred here. My goal is to get all the paper into the filing cabinet. Then file by file, I'll deal with the filing cabinet.
Yes -- there are other ways, but this is my way!
I got nothing done in the sewing department as I had a software class in the morning and then a meeting. Today is the final session of our T-shirt class, but I hope to get some sewing done after my spin class at the gym and before the T-shirt class, which starts at noon.
On that note, I have more fun things to share with you that I found, but that has to wait until tomorrow. And let's home the downpour stops before I have to go to the gym.
Have a super day!!!!