There’s no shortage of things waiting for my attention.
Because of the interminable winter, my house has never been cleaner, but that is not to say it is clean. All those secrets hidden behind closed doors …
I might not get to them all, but I am determined to scare the heck out of them! That ancient box of pearl tapioca might yield some comfort food if I soaked it rather than pushed it to the back of the cupboard — again. Oh, yes, and those letters I mean to write, not to mention tax preparation. Do I really want to be slaving over that chore in April when I could be out in the garden, for goodness sake? Oh, and how could I forget ironing? Hmm. As I believe John Burroughs once said: It is always good weather for something.
BETTY ANN ADDISON, Fridley
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