Tuesday, July 13


New favorite find at the library, 1,000 Ways To Be A Slightly Better Woman by Pamela Redmond Satran.  It's all written in categorized lists. Delicious delicious lists! Sometimes a trip to the library isn't about enjoying excellent literature.  Sometimes its just about finding one with the most interesting pictures or the funniest quotes. This was one of those visits.  By the end of the summer I will have checked out every book that Madison has on Barbies and modern sewing. (Not both categories together dummy! Although that would be a cool book...)

So now I am playing mom and sitting on Shanda's bed reading the lists aloud while she cleans her room.  This is the most momentous event in the history of our cute townhouse.  This room hasn't been clean since February! Not that any of us really care because that's what a door is for right? Since Kathy moved out a few weeks back we've turned her room into
OH. MY. CRAP. I can't finish that sentence because there is a hideous vision of red sweats in front of me. Laundry day can turn us into the grossest of dressers.
I was going to say extra storage room. We're doing the ultimate dejunking and being ruthless with the closets. And I swear those sweats are going to disappear.

"Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich." --Sarah Bernhardt
"Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm." --Winston Churchill

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