Friday, April 9, 2010

Dear So and So: Stuff In And Around My House Edition

Dear Dell Computer,
Why or why won't you recognize when I have my Blackberry plugged in so I can transfer my newest audio book onto it?  You have always recognized it before!  Don't you know that I only have the book for a week before the library deletes it from my computer?


Dear Mother Nature,
Thank you for the lovely weather this week!  I've really enjoyed the warm days, and with a few windows open, sleeping has been lovely!  The sun is shining brightly this morning, but boy, that rainstorm last night brought some cool weather with it! Still, it's very nice outside!

Slipping on a sweater,

Dear Harleysville Mattress Company,
Thanks for giving me such a good price on that new bed frame I needed for my bed that I broke a few weeks ago!  Also thanks for getting it to the store so quickly so I can get my bed put back together!

tired of sleeping like a hippy,

Dear John,
Guess what we're doing when you get here tonight?    Well.. before that...

Light bulbs!

Dear grass,
Why can't you just stay the length you are right now?  You're prefect just like that!  Soon (this week) I need to find someone who will mow you on a regular basis for me. 

Regrets selling her lawn mower 3 years ago,

Dear Stupid Dishwasher,
You're next!  I'm hoping to replace you with a friendlier model that actually gets dishes clean in one try very soon.    I'm tired of washing dishes BEFORE I out them in the dishwasher.

getting her house in shape a little at a time,

Dear Stairs and Hall Carpet,
You're going on my shit list too.  I'm not sure how you lasted 21 years anyway.

wishing she'd win the lottery so she can actually afford all this stuff,

Dear Readers,
Why not pop over the pond to Kat's Place in the UK, grab the button and get some stuff off your chest?  Trust me, it feels good to release it all!  Don't forget to Link your Dear So and So and lots of others will be able to read them too!  Go on!  You know you want to!


Anonymous said...

I agree about the carpeting. You need it, but now it doesn't matter what my kids & dog spew on it.

I might keep it around until they go to college and beyond. No need to rush things. :)

slommler said...

We broke down and got a new dishwasher three years ago. It said "quiet as a whisper". HA! That was the first week...then we turned it on....gets noisier every month!
So be careful what you wish for.

Jeanie said...

It seem like we are in the same place you are. All of a sudden everything needs to be replaced, repaired, painted, refinished or just thrown out. Home sweet home. Sigh!

Heather said...

ah, so you finally got your new bed frame. Don't break it!!

I have never had a dishwasher in my life, wouldn't even know how to use one, but I hope you get yours.

I am in total agreement with you about the friggin grass! I wish it was a once a week job, but here lately it's been every four days!

Maureen@IslandRoar said...

Joanie! I'm trying to stop reading blogs right now and get to work writing, but I can never resist your "Dear so-and-so's!"
Stop being so cute and clever please!

gretchen said...

Oh man, I'm with you on the "wishing I could win the lottery" thing. Dishwasher, carpet in bedrooms, refrigerator - I need 'em all!

Joanna Jenkins said...

Why is that everything goes to hell all at the same time? Grrrrr

Hang in there and happy weekend,

Brian Miller said...

yeah, think i will wait until the boys got to college for the carpet, they would just destroy it anyway. lol.

Matty said...

I haven't cut the grass yet, but it's coming soon. And yeah, what's up with dishwashers that require you to WASH the dishes before you put them into the dishwasher??

Amy said...

Love it when you do Dear So and So! I'm in desperate need of new carpet, too -- and in need of the lottery winnings to pay for it as well.