Friday, November 13, 2009

Weekend Plans

T-Minus 10 days until the In Laws descend upon us.

The project I will tackle this weekend is cleaning the fans.


Ugh. Nasty.

But to my credit, I never really look up at the ceiling much.

In the kitchen that is...I look at the ceiling in the living room a lot. If you're on my Facebook (I nearly typed Fecebook--woah. Freudian slip?) you'll know I've recently whined about the unearthly sounds of the baby vermin that have hatched/spawned in the ceiling. Ugh. The sound just makes your skin crawl and I'm waiting for the day they pop out of my ceiling while I'm watching TV.

I need a Ceiling Cat.

I may take next Monday off to prepare a bit more for the landing. It would be nice to not have a certain little man underfoot.

The big one can only entertain the little one for so long before they both get bored


I'd much rather be quilting or knitting or sewing or reading myself!

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Blogger Donna Lee said...

Cleaning the ceiling fans is as much a pain as cleaning the mini blinds. I have to do that soon. Yea, soon.

7:59 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

Wait until the little one gets old enough to start squabbling with the older one, ha, ha! I have to deal with "she keeps looking at me!" or "he borrowed my pencils without asking!" or "stop sitting so close to me!" with my two - arrggh!

8:07 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

P.S. I'm on Facebook too. That Facebook can be really addictive!

8:08 PM  
Blogger Trillian42 said...

Heh. There's a reason the fan in our living room is never turned off. That way I don't have to see the dust built up on it. :D

9:15 PM  
Anonymous NikBudnik said...

I dont know, but "vermin" and "ceiling" never belong in the same sentence. Yikes! I would bitch slap my landlord if she pulled that shit. (that being said, we have the exterminator come every two months like clockwork- yay! We get what we pay for )
In less than 10 days I have no one visiting me, but your brother and I are off to my favorite of places...SoCal- home sweet home- let THEM prepare! That is my favorite of sayings :) Good luck.

11:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hahahahahaha! That is a really cute picture of two of the men in your life! I swear company coming is the only reason I do any thorough cleaning! Love, Mom
PS: See if you were coming up here I would clean this place up!

11:23 PM  
Blogger SiressYorkie said...

Gods, Bezzie, you just about took the words out my mouth. I was about to update my own blog with, "The Outlaws descend in T-3 days". And my own ceiling fan in our schlaftzimmer looks about like yours, only in black. So much for black hiding dirt, eh?

We have a LOT of house to clean, and a glance behind the sofas has revealed that not only have we got dust bunnies but they've evolved, become self-aware, and have formed a progressive jazz trio. I'm pulling the pregnancy card and doing the "I need to put my feet up" thing. I don't care about these people any more than they care about me. Meh.

1:08 AM  
Blogger Coco, not as in Chanel :) said...

Your landlord has GOT to get an exterminator out to handle to rodent problem. That is unhealthy all the way around. Good gourds. My ceiling fans run year round. I clean them once to twice a year. Try to enjoy the visit. You and everyone else who actually has family are very lucky, unless they are toxic of course, then they are better left alone. And that is why my husband and I spend most holidays alone.

5:34 AM  
Blogger Crafty Christina said...

I've never had a ceiling fan until now. Now we have 4. Mmmm, how long can I get away without cleaning them? lol

My landlord mentioned that squirrels can be a problem in the ceiling and walls. He said if we hear anything to let him know asap because they can cause some major damage apparently.

7:25 AM  
Blogger Melissa said...

I'm cleaning today too. I'll be with you in spirit.

9:02 AM  
Blogger Carol said...

I hate cleaning for an impending visit. I start LOOKING for grime. And I can always find more...

9:55 AM  
Blogger maryannlucy said...

Will the fans really be looked at??!!?? Are they not coming to visit you and the boys? I know, I is easy to say that, but not so to live with it. Give those ceiling visitors a duster and tell 'em to earn their keep ;-)

2:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cleaning is overrated. A little dirt never hurt anyone.

Electric fence shocker for the vermin...ask your Uncle Joe.

Love, Aunt Susan

6:38 PM  
Blogger DPUTiger said...

Good luck with your cleaning spree. i do not envy you!

6:46 PM  
Blogger Batty said...

If you run through the apartment looking up, it's your own fault if you see dirt. What are you doing, staring up like Chicken Little waiting for the sky to fall???

9:37 AM  

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