It’s raining this morning and probably will be off and on for most of the day. It’s a good day to knit, which I will certainly take advantage of here in a little while. It is NOT a good day, however, to think about cleaning my floors which are in desperate need of cleaning. You can imagine that with six little wieners running around the house, the floors get a good beating. This time of year is especially bad, since we have a gazillion leaves in the back yard which have yet to be raked and also since we have two long-haired doxies in our pack. The leaves have a way of attaching themselves to those two like teenage girls to Justin Bieber. Then they miraculously detach themselves once inside. If I didn’t know better, I’d swear they had an organized plot to infiltrate the house. That, coupled with the heavy rain, (water + the backyard + dogs = mud) cancels any plans I had to do the floors today. I will admit that I am SO not disappointed. I hate doing floors. I’d rather clean a dozen gas-station toilets than clean one floor – I kid you not. It has become the most-hated household chore on my list, having surpassed dusting ever since the creation of Swiffer dusters. Nope, not disappointed in the least.
Also on my list of things I dislike doing:
- Staying in other people’s houses (unless they’re immediate family – I don’t know why, it just makes me horrifically uncomfortable)
- Attending any social function where I only know the person I came with and that person knows everybody there (I really am a people-person except in the aforementioned circumstance)
- Yard work (hence, the lack of raking)
- Folding and putting away laundry
- Doing the finishing on my knitted projects
Yes, you read that last one right. I absolutely LOVE the process of knitting but I’m really not loving the whole “block - weave the ends in - sew on buttons” thing. This explains why I have two garments that are done but not “finished” sitting on my dining room table in the midst of the other items that make up the unruly pile o’stuff. I did finally purchase some buttons that I like this past weekend, but they are still sitting in the store bag I brought them home in. This is not likely to change today since it is gloomy outside. The lighting in my house is terrible unless it is sunny out and I wouldn’t want to screw up a neatly constructed garment because of poor lighting, now would I?? At least, that’s the excuse I’m using for the moment. Don’t judge me…
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What do you dislike doing?