Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Ahhhh Swimming....

Ahhh, swimming! Remember when you were a kid and just the thought of a swimming pool made you convulse with excitement? I remember this and I remember that the kick boards (if you went to a REALLY nice pool) were amazing and provided hours of entertainment. I have a different outlook on kick boards and pools in general. We do leg exercises with kick boards and quite frankly too many of them at that. And I attempt to swim laps without dying although it's tough. I also distinctly remember that a kick board when sat on in water could withstand my weight and allow me to hover like the green goblin. I can assure you that me and my third grader sunk like a rock today when that was attempted.

Because Joe has been working so much I have picked up the man's and woman's jobs around the house, I hate to call them these because I am basically a borderline feminist. But it makes it easier to describe. I don't mind though it seems like I must have gotten the short end of the stick in years past because I have a blast mowing the yard and still can't stand ironing. Although I must say I have raw beef hands now, I have never had so many splinters and blisters but I still refuse to wear gloves....they just slow me down.

I missed jogging yesterday but below you will see pictures of our garage. I can now successfully park my jogging stroller in the garage rather than the living room. Joe wasn't even upset, although he does seem sceptical about what I may or may not have thrown away. I assured him that if he didn't know, he didn't ever use it and thus doesn't need it. That's me I am a borderline feminist and complete minimalist. :-)









5 comments:

laurasuz said...

The garage looks great! I love to organize and am the same way about stuff. Dan would be like Joe.

And swimming is so hard. Sounds like you're kicking butt though.

jlynn said...

HOLY CRAP!! Your garage looks amazing... in fairness I haven't spent any time in your garage since I quit smoking and it became an apothecary but I remember having to step over stuff to get to the fridge... right next to the door. You're awesome!

Yes, swimming is hard... I kicked the water as we left today and called it stupid.

jlynn said...

... oh and Joe's not allowed in there anymore in case he tries to make a mess, right?

Anne said...

The garage looks great! Feels so great to get a space like that all organized. Good work!

Crystal said...

See Anne and Laura you guys remember how bad the garage was even when you were out here, trust me it didn't get any better.

Yeppers it took me just 7 short hours of cursing, bending and lifting to get this sucker ripped into shape.