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16 Dec, 2010

So far today i’ve …

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Misc. life

  • gone outside trim a pine tree of a few branches for the mantel
  • got snow in my boot
  • nearly lost my right hand to frostbite
  • tracked hundreds of pine needles and stray leaves and snow into the house
  • stepped in melting snow
  • cleaned up melting snow
  • dusted and cleaned the mirror over the mantel
  • decorated the mantel
  • vacuumed
  • caught Piper chewing a gold spray-painted pine cone
  • cleaned up dog barf
  • received a lovely teapot and tea from a friend who dropped by (thank you J)!

And just think! The day is not over yet! I’m off to do some grocery shopping to buy cookie-making ingredients.


4 Responses to "So far today i’ve …"

1 | FireMom

December 16th, 2010 at 1:47 pm

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Ah, stepping in melting snow. I call that Wet Sock Syndrome. And I hate it. Lots. heh

2 | Javamom

December 16th, 2010 at 4:14 pm

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I thought your right hand was a camera…? Glad you still have both (the hand and the camera lol!)

3 | Karinny Cezar

December 16th, 2010 at 7:33 pm

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Hey Andrea, I read your blog on google reader, is there a reason why I can’t read the whole content on the reader?

4 | andrea

December 16th, 2010 at 8:16 pm

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Firemom, Javamom – socks are dry and I’m totally defrosted. :)

Karinny – There is indeed! :)
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