Time to be constructive

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/revisionist-history/

So, yesterday I promised to let y’all (or is it all y’all?  I’m Canadian, eh…so maybe it’s you’s y’all) know what I did yesterday on the first day of my first full week of staycay.  So, here goes.

In the morning I sat around and waited for the guy with the truck to come and take away Kevin’s old Subaru.  We have upgraded to a VW SportWagon, and he sold the old Sub in a couple of days (much to my relief, seeing as we don’t need 3 cars parked on the street when painting commences on the house – 2 is quite enough).  The Guy did not come until 11:30.  Here he is taking the Sub away, and there is our VW in front…yes, it’s a pretty blue.

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So, there was the morning.  Not a complete waste – I read a book, so it was all good.

After lunch, I trundled upstairs to the spare room and finally (it only took me 3 years) finished stripping the wallpaper off the walls.  Now the walls are ready to be washed, and then primed, before painting.  Here is what it looks like now…

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See that little patch of green below between the curtains and the picture?  That’s the colour it’s going to be…soon…

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After those few hours, I decided to trundle into the basement and do some cleaning.  I don’t like our basement.  No, it isn’t spooky, just full of crap and needing to be gutted.  It could be quite  a nice basement – it’s next on the list after the painting of the house.  Someday…  I didn’t take any pictures.  You don’t need to see that.  There is still much cleaning to be done down there…sigh…

After that, it was into the yard to water and plant a few things that have been sitting patiently waiting to be planted for a few weeks.  I’ll take pics of those later today.

Then, after Kev got home, we dropped the BMW at BMW for service (an airbag recall) and when we got home, I shot this – the sun setting in the haze of smoke from the many forest fires up island.  The sky has been quite spooky the past couple of days.

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Then it was chop every veggie in the house up to create a roasted veggie medley for dinner (which was served with BBQ pork because, well, BBQ).

That was my day.  And, of course, no day is complete without a couple of kitty pics.  Stay tuned for more excitement in tomorrow’s post!

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Posted on July 7, 2015, in Daily Post and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. I really like motivation.

  2. I would call that sage green, Em – you reckon ? It looks terrific – lovely choice ! 🙂

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