Category Archives: Joys of Homeownership

Hellooooooo Monday!

Dear Monday, I’m going to try and greet you with more grace – it’s not your fault that capitalism ruined you. Bit bleary eyed this morning, as I slept pretty well til about 4:30 when a certain kitty needed snacks … Continue reading

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Success!

Stretching done and shelves assembled!

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*sigh*

I know we had to get out of Afghanistan – we probably never should have been there to start. It would have been a mess if we’d left 10 years ago or 10 years from now. As far as blame … Continue reading

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Oof

I was already tired, but the universe has decided to test me with a minor household mess. You see, when you live at the bottom of three hills, there is a suspected underground spring in the backyard, and your area … Continue reading

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OK, Universe, thanks?

No sooner did I hit the Target checkout button and say out loud that the old vacuum would just stay upstairs by the litter box and never be lugged around again… I knocked over a plant, nice pile of dirt … Continue reading

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I. Am. Old.

I have decided to buy a new vacuum cleaner, and I am far too excited about it. I have a 16 year old Dyson and while it does still work, it is nearing its end. It’s an upright and it’s … Continue reading

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We must be close to Thanksgiving!

The ice maker in the freezer has conked out. The other two times it has happened – the week (or day of) yes, you guessed it, Thanksgiving. The other two times it happened, it did just start working again within … Continue reading

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Gooooooood morning!

We’re waiting on the water meter person to come and replace the busted meter. The appointment is for “12 noon to…sometime” (there was a window, I legit can’t remember the end point for it at this point, I just didn’t … Continue reading

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Oh, let there be light!

On this World Mental Health Day, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the importance of good lighting. If you can’t get good natural light (and it’s not easy) – get decent lamps. Lots of them. I know it’s … Continue reading

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Not sure that helps…

There is a Medium post floating around Twitter (and OF COURSE I can’t find the damn post itself) from a person that lived under a fascist government and it essentially said “if you’re doing normal things, it’s all over.” If … Continue reading

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