home from my dearest husband James. He had early on when we moved here about 20 yrs
ago taken over the cabinets in there for his own things, such as tools.
I recently felt that it was time to use it as it was designed and started making comments about
how much I could do with some additional space. A hint here and there. You know how we
Well, when I was running around with twice the thyroid hormones you should have
prior to surgery I got really ambitious and decided to do something positive in there.
I got more done during those months than ever in my life. I had never had that kind of energy.
So, I convinced him that he could use a huge walk in closet also in the room
instead that has shelves all around it. He said it will never fit. That challenge was all I needed.
I got to work and moved(and organized) all his tools and thingys. It was amazing how
it looked and how organized it was. He couldn't find a thing and had to ask me where
things were but other than that, well this was wonderful to have all this space available
I moved in!!!
I unstashed things which had been in boxes still(yes after 20 yrs) and some items from
the garage, others which were hidden in cabinets in the laundry room.
There was also his treadmill in there which had not been used in probably 5 yrs. James
walks plenty through the day when he is downtown with me at the store. He goes on
errands and walks when I would ride. He goes to the Health Food store to confer with
Blaine on anything and everything. He goes to the post office. He walks to the
Jeweler's where the estate jewelry goes for cleaning etc.
So he did not need or want this treadmill. My son who is disabled could use it and does
now that it has gone to his house.
So it was a huge housecleaning. I won!!! When my two grandsons came to move the
treadmill to their Dad's house, I asked them to move in an old chipped and worn
pie safe. It needed painting but I had no time. I was going into hospital in 2 days
and this must all be finished by then.
So you will see it here as it was coming from the garage. Someday I may paint it or
NOT. My husband does not think it looks right in our house which is more formal, but since it is in the BP and not a room where we have people usually, he is letting me have my way. The BP is a large room itself.