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June 26, 2012

Keeping busy

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Whew!  I think I need a vacation from my summer vacation!

I've been a crazy cleaning machine this summer:

  1. Open closet.  
  2. Purge.  
  3. Organize (sort of...)
  4. Put some stuff back.  
  5. Repeat.

It helps that my youngest, who likes to keep things, is at summer school and poms camp for most of the day.  She came home to a leaner closet the other day.  Too bad my oldest wants to deal with her own stuff, on her own time.  (She is our most organized family member)

I haven't called many friends to get together because I've been too busy trying to dig out my house from the school year.  Of course, the office and the bookshelf haven't been touched.  I think I have selective procrastination!

When will I run out of steam?  I'm not sure.  I wish I could handle some of the things on my husband's honey-do list, but I think he's a much more capable carpenter.  I still have to leave him a few things. (Sorry, Jeff!)

How many weeks of summer left?  I'm sure I won't run out of projects!


  1. I can identify with that "selective procrastination" for sure! I think you may have coined a new phrase there. It is always good to feel productive!

  2. Good for you! It does feel good to get somewhat organized. It is true - selective procrastination. As a fellow procrastinator, I can also be quite selective as well.

  3. You just explained what I have; "selective procrastination!" Thank you! Too bad understanding what I have does not help get the basement cleaned and organized...

  4. I think we all suffer from "selective procrastination", but it feels so good to get organized and get rid of all that "stuff" we don't need or use any longer. If per chance you run out of things to clean, I have a whole house that needs some help.