Thursday. Vote for the Kitchen Floor Revolutionary. Who Would That Be?

January 3, 2008 at 12:26 pm 1 comment

Cleaning house when no one is home is the most boring enterprise.  It’s a good thing it’s so cold or I’d be outside working on my spring flower beds.  It’s never too early to look for sprouts, you know.

On the other hand, I’m sure I will be delighted when I am caught up from the holidays.

Ugh.

On the upside, I just made my very first cheese quesadilla all by myself, at 10:30AM.  It was very easy and very good, except I had no sour cream in the house.  Don’t be judging.  As I’m eating meals instead of snacking, I consider that a health food victory.  Small steps people.  Small steps.  We don’t want to rush into anything and fall head long into some deep pit of overdoingit.  That would not be a balanced approach to anything.

I’ve got it all figured out.  Totally.  Well, onto this kitchen floor.  Man.  I hate kitchen floor cleaning.  I have this idea where houses of the future will have “grate systems”…the floor will sort of open up to a grate and shake.  All matter on the floor will be dispensed of into some channeling system and flushed away.  Then, mopping will also not be required, though I’ve not figured out the kitchen car wash just yet.  Men can find a way to get the car washed without washing it and we’re still scrubbing the floors by hand.  There is a great injustice in this whole scrubbing the floor issue.  THAT should be an election caucus issue.  I might vote for someone who could rectify that.

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  • 1. Misty  |  January 3, 2008 at 10:01 pm

    I would love that. I’m up to my eyeballs in laundry and dirty floors. I’m just now getting to the point where I can SEE the floors after putting stuff away for a couple days and they’re NOT pretty underneath.

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