Saturday, September 28, 2013
For the next month I will be helping my mom out around the house. She obviously has not been able to clean as well as she normally does for a long time now. I found more dust than I normally have seen in the past at her home today. I ended up wet and dusty by the time I was done, but her home is much cleaner than it started out today.
I guess getting old is not fun, so I'm glad I can be there to help her out as she needs it. Hopefully her eyes will be working well enough for her to continue her housework as well as she'd like, but she's been complaining for years about the vacuuming and I plied up a layer of dust from the tops of places that haven't been touched in over a year.
I'm not sure why, but it's easier for me to clean other people's homes than my own. Perhaps it's because I don't have to live there and see it every day. My own dirt is piling up and perhaps I'll be able to stay cleaner now that I'm near the normal it was about a year ago. It's just depressing to see so much clutter around the house and don't want to get it done.
It was a little harder to do some parts of mom's house because of my knee today, but I took it slow and did my best anyhow. I don't want her house to have had a sub-par cleaning just because I'm aching a little bit. I have all day tomorrow to rest and have a Mythbusters marathon (the new episodes finally showed up on Netflix!).
So now that I'm dusty and wet, I can feel like she had a good cleaning and can live in a dust-free home. Perhaps tomorrow I'll take care of some of my floor.
Today's Holidays: Love Note Day, Good Neighbor Day, Confucius Day, Drink Beer Day and National Strawberry Cream Pie Day.