A Busy House Day

I guess it’s getting closer to spring. We spent most of today moving furniture, cleaning, rearranging stuff, etc. The house has been really crowded since M moved in and between her stuff and my old furniture we were just tripping over everything.

So today was “get the stuff out we don’t use”. It was a carefully choreographed process of…

  • Friday get the storage unit ready to receive furniture.
  • Saturday morning move everything from the attic and second floor that’s leaving out to the front porch.
  • Go get the truck from Uhaul.
  • Get awesome neighbors to load up the truck, follow us to the storage place and Tetris the furniture into place.
  • Return the truck, tidy up, and fall into a death like sleep for 2 hours
  • Get up and go to a cohousing meeting
  • For evening entertainment, assemble the new kitchen table and chairs (smaller and better suited to the space).

Now we’re finally collapsing into bed after a damned busy day. But? It felt good. We worked hard, and made the house better without going crazy doing it.

Win.

Next? Tuesday we get a washer dryer. We’ve never had one in the house and while I lived by myself, it was ok taking things to the common house. But now that there’s three of us, we really need local equipment. Yay upgrades!

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