Saturday, May 23, 2009

Out with th Old and Decrepit...

Yesterday morning, as I sat there looking at the computer for a job, it dawned on me how nice it would be to not have to do that. Then a job came up and I could not follow that thought further. It was a 1/2 day. I don't usually take half days, but it was the Friday before Memorial Day and I figured that was probably all I could manage so late in the morning. So, I took it. Fifteen minutes later I received an e-mail telling me I had been requested for a full day job Of course, I had already accepted the first one, and though I could have cancelled that one, I don't do that, and there was no guaranteeing the other would still be there when I did. Oh, well, I got to only work a half day on the Friday before Memorial Day...I can't complain about that. I also managed to fill up next week...completely.

Cora and I went to town to get a few things a little after noon and ended up looking at Washers and Dryers. The ones we have appear to be on their last legs. I have had to tear them apart to fix things that seem to break with increasing regularity and laundry then piles up. With a little one coming, it might be nice not to have to worry about that. Also, it takes 2 to 3 dryer cycles to dry one small batch of clothing, and though summer is coming and we can now put stuff on the line, it would be SO nice to have a washer and dryer that did their job. Every time there is a breakdown, it takes two or three days to catch back up. Everytime I fix something it costs a small fortune to buy the part and five days for shipping. So, we are leaning toward a new pair with greater and greater intent to purchase. We also thought, given this weekend, we might find some better bargains...it looks as though we might.

Then we went to the fabric shop for more thread and the nursery for a couple more cucumber plants. We lost a couple of the ones we had planted and we really like fresh cucumbers. The tomatoes and squash are coming along great and the herbs are already finding their way into our cooking.

So, my job this weekend will probably be to clean out the laundry room, now. It is one of those rooms in the house that does more than its share of collecting junk. So, it will be more than a small job! I also need to change the tire on one of the cars so I can get it moved and maybe for sale...why do we have two cars that we don't drive? I guess because I am lazy... Cora has plans to work on few more dresses and I believe she will probably find herself roped into helping move things from the laundry room...

So, this promises to be a weekend full of work and new appliances...but, I have a feeling we will throw some fun in somewhere!

2 comments:

Cora said...

Well at least I slept in today! I guess we have finally decided on a new washer. I hope we pick the right one, I hate that feeling but I guess anything is better than what we have.

Isabella's Mommy and Daddy said...

HAVE FUN...
Can't wait to see the new washer and dryer..
Have a great weekend..