Monday, November 19, 2007

Why No Good Can Come

FROM CLEANING YOUR HOUSE!

I tidied up our computer room two weeks ago. The owners of the property were sending an appraiser over - probably to up the rent but we'll be leaving in July so more power to them. Anyway, I figured I should clean up some of the piles in the office. I went through a few stacks of magazines, catalogs, things we don't need and I tossed them all out. I then missed trash day so all that I threw out sat in our garage for an additional week.

As the hubs was going through our bills he asked what one particular charge was for and I replied - the kids school pictures. THEN I realized I didn't know where the pictures were. Wait I did know! In that one stack of magazines I remembered seeing something from the school picture place but sure it was just the old order forms - as I combined all 3 in to 1 order when I sent the payment in. I tossed it. They sat in my garage for a week after that and the DAY AFTER the trash was picked up I came to the realization that I threw out my kids school pictures. I didn't even scan them in to the computer. 30 years from now my grandchildren will be sitting down looking at scrapbooks (said as if I scrapbook) and will wonder what ever happened during the 2007-2008 school year. I suppose that can't be worse then when my husband realized how much money I paid for pictures I threw in the trash.

5 comments:

Christine said...

See what happens when we get around to organizing. I couldn't agree more.
Sorry about losing the kids school photos. I've had a few of Marissa get torn up from the baby going through her baby albums, I've been to lazy to scan.

AnGlOpHiLe FoOtBaLl FaNaTiC said...

This will teach you to clean. I get in trouble for literally (accidentally) throwing cash away. It has happened several times, too.

ciara said...

i absolutely hate when anyone clears my clutter because then i can't find anything anymore. of course i can't find things when they don't, but i'm more likely to find what i need if it hasn't been touched. i can't even tell you what our office looks like...well, my side anyways. steve is 100x more organized then i.

MarmiteToasty said...

Im having a TOTAL declutter in this tiny little cottage house....... yet it dont look any different LMFAO......

x

Cecily R said...

That STIIIIINKS! I'm so sorry!! THIS is why I don't clean. Now I have a reason. :)