Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Busy, BUSY, busy

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In the past few days we've managed to...
  • decide on a Christmas card & order it
  • finish and order Mr. Kluges' yearly present of a photo calendar
  • get the electricity upgraded
  • SHOVEL OUR ENTIRE DRIVEWAY BY HAND, INCLUDING THE BUMP-OUT PART FOR BACKING OUT OF THE GARAGE. THIS WAS SHOVELING 6-8 INCHES OF HEAVY, WET SNOW, PEOPLE, AND YES, REQUIRES THE USE OF THE CAPS LOCK SO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH SHOVELING HAD TO BE DONE
  • find some photo frame ornaments, finally
  • finish up a package and mail it off
  • continue to care for, bathe, change, take to the potty, dress, and feed two small children
  • keep up with the dishes now that we don't have a dishwasher, and
  • finish cleaning out the rental house and have now turned in the keys
So, whew. Granted, it's supposed to snow again today, which may require more SHOVELING, but hopefully when my parents come this weekend, Grampa Pharaoh can help us fix the snowblower. (There's some hose broken, Dad, and the gas leaks out. That's all I know.)

Ok, I should be taking advantage of this brief hiatus in my day while the two girls have an unexpected sleep-in. I should be unpacking, oh, excuse me, UNPACKING because there are more boxes in this house than... fleas on a dog? Pimples on a teenager? Sprinkles on a Christmas cookie? Oh, I know - candles on Methuselah's birthday cake.

7 comments:

nonick said...

I certainly hope you can get that snowblower working soon. I do not envy you having to shovel that long, long driveway.

Pusher said...

...that's way too much shoveling. I hope today's snow doesn't have as much accumulation where you are!

When do you get your dishwasher?

DiploWhat said...

No Dishwasher?!?
Wish it would snow here! A good snow like you had to get out of class for a day. *sigh* Of course, schools around here close when there is 1" (I am NOT exaggerating people!), but they never seem to close the language school.
Anyway, sounds like you need a nice hot bath in the newly recaulked tub!

Kashka said...

My assessment of what came through here earlier was that this snow was wetter/heavier than Sunday's. It's rather warmer here today than it was on Sunday, though.

Ms. Huis Herself said...

Yeah, dishwasher is on the "someday" list - prob if/when we put in a kitchen island...

Syl said...

Best invention ever for the dishwasherless (and those who might use baby bottles) - Target sells a small vertical metal basket that suctions to the inside of the sink and holds your scrub brush or bottle brush. Rock. On.

Pusher said...

Have you thought of one of these as a temporary measure?