I felt so rested and refreshed after Easter Sunday that I embarked on a rather ambitious project on Monday – I decided to clean the school room.
Our school room is rather misnamed. It should be called the “catch-all”.
It’s the little room tucked off the living room where we have many library shelves filled with books, my file cabinets, a couple of computers that no longer work and lots of stuff that I need to deal with it.
You know the stuff – it’s all the things that you discover while cleaning and don’t know what to do with.
“Just put it in the school room and I’ll decide later.”
And the things that are out and need to be put away quickly because company’s coming.
“Just put it in the school room and close the door. We can put it away later”
But later never came. Until now.
It was a mess – but I was determined to deal with the clutter. I went through shelf after shelf, sorting through hundreds of books – each one an old friend.
I straightened, organized and yes – even purged a few. (Oh – but that was painful!)
I emptied boxes, sorted computer games, and worked my way through files.
Now three days later – bits and pieces from the school room are spread all over the downstairs as I sort and sift.
But there’s a problem.
I’m out of energy.
And company is coming.
You know what’s going to happen don’t you.
“Just throw it in the school room and I’ll decide later!”
I think I’ll close the door again. 🙂
4 thoughts on “Spring Cleaning”
Melinda, Your home always looks wonderful when we come over. At least you have a door to shut the mess in and pretend, for just a bit, that it doesn’t exist 🙂
Ahhh…glad I’m not the only one in the same predicament!
LOL! Amen, my catch all room is our master bedroom. Everyone puts anything they do not know what to do with in there. Grrr. Then, I get the joy of sorting, purgin and putting away all of it.
I was just reading the other day how working in 15 minute intervals makes one much more productive… Although I didn’t think it would work for me, I’ve been trying it this week & I might just be sold! Hope you get your project done VERY soon!