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Re: RE: holiday decorating

Marge - you go girl - love the resounding HA! too.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 14 Oct 2003 23:19:14 -0400

>> From: Donna <justme@prairieinet.net>
>> Curious how many of us are lax in the cleaning department during
>the gardening season?
>Lax is a weak adjective to describe my house cleaning during
>gardening season:-)  Non-existent would be more like it.  I do run
>the mini-vac around our bedroom wing every week, but that's about it
>unless company is coming, when I reluctantly give up a couple of
>gardening evenings to hysterical house cleaning.   I can either work
>and garden or work and clean house.  Guess which wins?  Of course, by
>late fall, the house is a pit and I have to work my buns off to get
>it back into shape, but them's the breaks.  I figure if my DH does
>not like that, he can clean it.....resounding HA!
>Once upon a time, I had a dear, darling lady come once a week to help
>keep the dust bunnies from turning into dust elephants, but she was
>trying to run a couple of other businesses and had to stop doing
>houses and I haven't had the $$ since to have anyone else.  That was
>SUCH a luxury...a reasonably clean house year around!  Sigh.
>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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