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20 June 2010 @ 02:12 am
Productivity Part II  
The rest of the evening was not as productive as I had hoped, but I still accomplished a lot. I decided to do the "icky" or sweaty stuff before showering and so worked my way through:

* Cleaning all the birds cages. I swear, parakeets moult seven times a year and each time they shed enough feathers to make three budgies
* Tidying the TV room - half done 
* Folding more laundry - how can there possibly be more after yesterday? The clothing gods, they mock me.
* Tidying the bedroom and guest room
* Tracking down the suspicious smell in the garage - liquefied potatoes, if you were curious. O.o Cleaned up said smell.
* Vacuuming and mopping the hallway, guest room, and bedroom
* Tidying the Living Room/Dining Room - half done, must be completed by 1PM tomorrow
* Cleaning both bathrooms - why do boys' bathrooms always smell so much worse, even when they have not been recently occupied? I just don't get it...

THEN I finally showered. It being 10PM and having worked all day, I had a shower then went down to the Knuckle Down Saloon for drinkies with fencingkitty  and Tomas. I failed at my plan to come home at a reasonable hour and finish the living room, but had a tasty dinner and nummy Strongbow which I completely earned and fun company which was a great bonus.

Tomorrow:
* Menard's early for 2x4's (8' and 6'), paint, a pry bar, scraper, rope, screws, new fastenings for the shed door, rustoleum (white and black), bricks and ...? I'm sure I'm missing something. (aim for 10:00 start, 11:00 out)
* Lunch
* Finish cleaning living room (by 13:00)
* Dude comes by to pick of TV I freecycled (13:30)
* Rent-a-Minion comes back to fix the door (14:00?)
* Baronial folk come over for a sew day to work on a WW project (14:00)

In the evening I SHOULD finish cleaning the TV Room and furnace room, but I may end up going to a cook out. We'll see how much today's activities hurt me tomorrow. If my weeding adventures from a few weeks ago are any indication, it is gonna suck. :P I may need to medicate with some sloe liqueur or Scotch. Woe. ;D

But for now, a little bit of tidying, then bed!
 

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jtdiiijtdiii on June 20th, 2010 11:03 am (UTC)
Grrrrrr potatoes...

I had to hunt down that smell recently as well. Except mine was in the kitchen. I had been doing a lot of laundry and fabric washing prior to pennsic prep and only as I go to the bottom of the pile did I discover that lone potato that had rolled to the corner of the table under a pile of formerly clean towels.

So the whole pile has had to go back through the wash cycle along with some vinegar and bleach.

eithni: yipes!eithni on June 21st, 2010 06:08 am (UTC)
Ew. Ewewewew...
jtdiiijtdiii on June 21st, 2010 07:58 am (UTC)
Pretty much...
Amanda Marksdottir: Danceragnvaeig on June 20th, 2010 01:29 pm (UTC)
...they import Strongbow? O.o

And that sounds awesomely productive. I've managed to be similarly productive this past week and it feels really good.
eithni: CHEESE Gromit!eithni on June 21st, 2010 06:07 am (UTC)
Yeah, Strongbow is easily available in Madison and some other Midwestern Cities, but can be hard to find in smaller towns. Our local bar is owned by a local duke and sees a lot of SCAdians, so he carries it. Is it not generally available out there, even in the cities?