ORGANIZE AND DE-CLUTTER

 

BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

It was time to grit my teeth, arrange the garbage bags, and prep the goodwill box. After three hours worth of organizing and decluttering, I transformed the room next to my office from a storage room back to a bathroom. 

I hope the spirit of Spring will reward me and move us from the photo on the left to the one on the bottom. 

I’ve … ahem … lived with the chaos for a long long time. Not willing to face the  journey toward making this a home again.

With all the moving, new flooring, soot damage …  mingled with my age and “delicate” memory … Tom would ask, “Where is the ………” and I would smile and say, “It’s in a safe place.”

APPLE BLOSSOMS

SPRING IS WAITING!

But had no clue where that might be.  Our lives have been a daily treasure hunt, and is great fun when we find something we’ve “lost!”

Later in the day, re-entering my “new” bathroom,  I sucked in a breath of sweet delight! When clutter goes, it feels like you can fly!

Now I hope to organize one area daily. The office is next. Oh my! 

I still won’t remember where I put things.  But have become good at retracing my steps. Or thinking “Where would I put it if I was putting it away now?

Maybe I should make an index”

So come on spring!  You will be welcome!

 

TECH AMATEURS: NEED ABILITY TO CHANGE PLANS

Last green of summer

Last green of summer

What I accomplished today had no relationship to my “do list” … and everything to do with my failed internet connection.  Called support, reset the modem, worked fine on my PC, iPad, etc. but Mr. i-Mac crossed his arms and said “NO WAY.”  (Yes I’ve decided my Mac is a man … good company most of the time, but can try my patience, smile) Modem guy didn’t know Macs so I fiddled around and fixed the WiFi signal.  How great is that?

But I wouldn’t remember how to do it again.  Sigh.

Expecting fabulous friends from Tennessee to arrive momentarily after their long long flight.  Excited beyond words.  Bye for now.

Shared photo from Photobucket site

Autumn refreshments

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