Thursday, August 7, 2014

Painting the Town

This is an easy and quick way to clean box fans. A Paintbrush! No big reveal on that one. Actually, I use the paintbrush to clean blinds too. It doesn't work as well as taking it apart and soaking it in the tub but it works pretty well and super fast. So consider it more of a cheat. Also if you need to clean ceiling fans fast, slide the blade into a pillowcase, grab the blade and gently pull the case off. The dust will be nicely contained inside the pillowcase.
In one week, I will be moving DJ in to college and I'll be kid free. Seems strange that something that I looked forward to while I was having problems with them is now something that I'm not sure about. What if Den and I can't get along once we are alone? I mean the kids are a great distraction. And it doesn't help that DJ is acting like he is being released from prison either. Was it that bad here?
Dusty changes,
Sonya Ann

14 comments:

slugmama said...

They ALL act like they are getting out of maximum security jail! lolz

At least you have that stupid cat to distract you and DEN if you two can't get along now.

And there is always drinking to distract you....

Sonya Ann said...

sluggy-It pisses me off when he acts like he is being set free. I was trying to talk to him last night and he was trying to get away. It was about some things that I thought he might need like a funnel. LOL not for alcohol but his grandma got him powdered tea for water bottles. He walked off and I was just mad. Den looked at me and said, "give it a year he will appreciate all that you do." I'm holding Den to that one.

Practical Parsimony said...

My grandson was so excited to leave and go to the school where girlfriend was going. Once at the school, she went in to help organize things and show him how his toiletries were in this plastic box and where she was stashing his things. He did nothing and finally told her it was "time for her to go." over and over. Finally, the girlfriend came to his room and told my daughter to go.

My daughter was crushed. He barely said goodbye. She was NOY going to hug him and embarrass him. She was hot, exhausted, and disappointed. Next year, she is dropping him at curb.

McVal said...

You're going to be OK! and he's going to appreciate you in his own little way. Give him a few months of having to do his own laundry and getting his own snacks...
I'll bet you get a hug at Christmas!
:) or a smile and a lean.

McVal said...

or a basket of dirty laundry and a "hey mom!"

Anonymous said...

William wanted to be all the way across country from us when he left for school. I did sob a little after dropping him off. it took him about a yr before he really started appreciating his mom (dad). we are good friends now - I am the first person he calls when something exciting (or bad) happens.....they do grow up and mature. I did get depressed (didn't know it at the time) when becky left for school. the empty nest thingy really hit me hard - less laundry though. the nice thing is that as they get older, you can hear YOUR WORDS of ADVICE come out of their mouths. love you.

Jane said...

I was so happy to get away from Kazi's hair in the sink and now after 5-6 weeks I almost miss it! Ok, I miss her but not her hair, or all of her makeup and the spilled blush which inevitably falls onto the white bathroom mat...perhaps a rose blush mat would solve THAT problem. Now I'm thinking!

Sonya Ann said...

Practical Parsimony-I bet she is going to drop him off. Kids are just great, LOL.
I bet she was crushed, I would be. And knowing me I would do something to embarrass him because I was mad and hurt.

Sonya Ann said...

McVal-LOL I bet I get a lean and a "you are alright" instead of I love you.

Sonya Ann said...

McVal-That's more like it!

Sonya Ann said...

Hello my Anonymous Aunt Ruby!
II was talking to my MIL and she said it really bothered her but she had Anna and I was more than willing to share her. LOL, I told her to keep Anna more than once when Anna was little. She was a bad one.
I had to stop people from leaving Anonymous comments. The crazy people are back and leaving mean comments. Email me! And I love you bunches! If you want I will set up a blog account just so you can leave comments. Let me know.

Sonya Ann said...

Jane-Hahaha, I don't think I would miss the hair in the sink either. I don't miss Anna's makeup on the floor. But they do get a bit better after time. Never thought it would happen!

Frances said...

SonyaAnn, I think you and Den will be fine. And you have us, too.

As for kids really appreciating you, I think that happens more fully when you are no longer paying their bills. When they have to do for themselves, they realize they had it pretty good at home. At least that is what MY kids have admitted to. LOL!

Sonya Ann said...

Frances-Anna is getting to be more of a friend now. Never thought I would see the day or that she would live.
It may take a little longer with the boy.
And I'm glad that I have you!