Monday “ugh” jobs

October 27, 2008 at 2:23 pm 4 comments

Monday:  man, Monday’s are lonely some weeks with the family all gone!  It’s almost eerie.

Trying to get the bedroom cleaned out for carpet and move a zillion books I have laying around to get read that I’ve not read.  Not been in a non-fiction reading mood in the last year or so.  I could just leave them there until I get in the mood, or I could declutter.  I’m shooting for declutter, but that leaves the question as to where to put the books in the meantime.  Questions, questions.

Also, trying to get myself revved up to re-paint the bedroom before carpet is laid.  I’m sure the thanks will flow once it’s done, though I’m not really feelin’ it at present! The Hub is trying to gently prod me.

I want to do it, but hate to break into another pair of pants with pain on them.  Ugh.

What are you “ugh” jobs today?

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Kimberly  |  October 27, 2008 at 7:36 pm

    clinic

  • 2. Cindy  |  October 27, 2008 at 9:51 pm

    none of those today, but I am sure they are out there this week

  • 3. Misty  |  October 28, 2008 at 1:27 pm

    Cleaning 3 humidifiers that I left sitting out in the bedrooms since last winter (shame on me). My kitchen is full of vinegar and bleach smells. Ugh.

    Oh, and wiping the baby’s really snotty nose several times a day, and cleaning my own out too. Ugh.

  • 4. Cindy  |  October 28, 2008 at 8:15 pm

    paying bills today

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