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Re: Re:housecleaning

HA - mine did - except for the mouthy part. Mother believed that
doormats belong on the front porch, not in the house. I got lucky there.
She's a neat freak though. Not moi.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 15 Oct 2003 06:24:49 -0400 (EDT)

>Kitty: Yeah, but my ma didn't raise me to be the mouthy, opinionated,
>strong willed woman I am today either, so I try not to let that bother
>me too much!! LOL!!!
>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
>--Albert Einstein
> --- On Tue 10/14, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
>From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 19:25:21 -0500
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re:housecleaning
>Chuckle...however, the conflict arises when you realize your mother
>didn't<br>raise you to be this way.<br><br>Kitty<br><br>----- Original
>Message ----- <br>From: "Daniel Roman" <djroman@worldnet.att.net><br>To:
><gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2003 3:18
>PM<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re:housecleaning<br><br><br>> I have a sign in
>my den that says "This place was clean yesterday. Sorry<br>you<br>>
>missed it." I no longer worry what people think. If the dust bothers
>them,<br>I<br>> hand them a dust rag.<br>><br>> Dan<br>><br>> -----
>Original Message -----<br>> From: <kmrsy@comcast.net><br>> To:
><gardenchat@hort.net><br>> Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2003 3:32 PM<br>>
>Subject: [CHAT] Re:housecleaning<br>><br>><br>> > I am a conflicted
>housekeeper. I like things relatively neat and clean,<br>> > but darn
>it, if I cleaned a mirror (a counter, a floor)it should stay<br>> >
>clean! Why must I keep doing these things over and over? Because I'm
>a<br>> > slob.<br>> ><br>> ><br>> > I like things uncluttered and where
>they're supposed to be, but that<br>> > means I have to put things away.
>I don't always manage to do that; don't<br>> > always have time. So
>things get messy and when I can't take it anymore I<br>> > fly through
>the house like Taz scooping things up and putting them away.<br>> ><br>>
>><br>> > I know if I didn't live alone, things would be neater, but
>since it's<br>> > just me, it gets cleaned when it bothers me, not when
>I worry about it<br>> > embarassing me. Well, then, too, but it doesn't
>come up often.<br>> ><br>> ><br>> > Kitty<br>> > > Donna - I wasn't
>kidding when I said I was leaving all the cobwebs up<br>> > > until
>Halloween. They're in every room in the house. I know it's
>time<br>to<br>> > > vacuum when Sugar stops laying on the floor and sits
>up on the<br>furniture<br>> > > and looks at me like "yo Miss Thang - is
>the vacuum cleaner busted or<br>> > > what?". Dusting? Ha, about the
>time I can plant petunias on the<br>> > > furniture, I dust. Like Pat
>says - the only time I really go all
>out<br>on<br>> > > the house is when Jesse comes to vist. Nuff said
>about my cleaning??<br>> > ><br>> > ><br>> > > LOL<br>> > ><br>> > >
>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------<br>> > >
>From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net><br>> > > Reply-To:
>gardenchat@hort.net<br>> > > Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 12:12:09 -0500<br>>
>> ><br>> > > >Curious how many of us are lax in the cleaning department
>during the<br>> gardening<br>> > > season?<br>> > > ><br>> > >
>>Personally find myself running and attempting to be outdoors in
>our<br>> > > >short season. Housework, other than some thing, are on
>hold till fall<br>> > > >here. Currently my house is a disaster and now
>that the weather will<br>be<br>> > > >getting cold, a good cleaning is
>in order.<br>> > > ><br>> > > ><br>> > > >The weather has been great,
>but last night it started raining, now<br>> > > >windy, and colder by
>the minute.... not going to fight the frost if<br>it<br>> > > >does get
>that low anymore... time for getting ready for winter<br>here...<br>> >
>> ><br>> > > ><br>> > > >Donna<br>> > > ><br>> > > ><br>> > > >> Dusting
>has never been a big issue here!<br>> > > ><br>> > > >> Kitty<br>> > >
>><br>> > >
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>><br>> > ><br>> > > --<br>> > > Pam Evans<br>> > > Kemp TX/zone 8A<br>>
>> ><br>> > ><br>> > ><br>> > > --<br>> > ><br>> > >
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