by Catriona Mills

The Epic Study Spring-Cleaning Ordeal of 2011: The Prequel

Posted 16 August 2011 in by Catriona

So, as anyone who is also connected to me in any of numerous forms of social networking already knows, we embarked on a thorough spring cleaning of the house a fortnight ago.

Since we can only clean on the weekends, we’re only two rooms through the process. (Luckily, this is a tiny house.)

This past weekend was dedicated to the study, a room that, as you can see, radically needed a thorough spring cleaning:

(Note that I have chosen to present the photographs in black-and-white form, to make them look “arty” rather than “squalid”.)

And all was progressing just beautifully, despite various complaints from Nick, until we discovered, after moving a bookcase, that the shower had apparently been leaking directly through the wall for some time, creating new life in the fertile ground of an ancient rental-house carpet.

It was at roughly that point that the spring cleaning passed from “annual chore” to “epic adventure” …

Share your thoughts [2]

1

Matt wrote at Aug 16, 11:16 PM

Adventure: Exceptional and traumatic experiences looked back upon

2

Catriona wrote at Aug 17, 12:18 AM

“Adventure” also equals “anything I might be able to get a blog post out of”.

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