Friday, May 27, 2011

Housework... *gasp*

Sometimes I just can't figure myself out.

I'm the world's laziest slug when it comes to housework. I hate it with a passion. And I rarely do any.

But I do like a neat, clean house, so I spend what little money I make working at the church on a bi-weekly housecleaner. She does the basics—vacuuming, dusting, bathrooms—and it's good enough. And knowing she's coming forces us to pick stuff up and put things away so that she can clean better. At least once every two weeks, the house is neat and clean.

So why is it that the minute Dave goes away for a few days, I go on a binge of straightening up, putting away, and even *gasp* actual cleaning? When he's here, I just sit in my chair and play computer games all day, or read book after book. Do a load of laundry? Nope. Load the dishwasher? Nawwww. Actually cook a meal? Never!

Do you think it's because when Dave's around, he's constantly working? Am I the anti-Dave? Do I need to spend all my time doing nothing because he spends all his time doing something? Is it a way of keeping nature in balance?

Or is it because there's no point in cleaning up when he's around messing things up again? Not that he's so horribly messy, but he gets involved in his projects, doing things around the house and yard, and keeping the house neat and clean isn't his priority.

Or is it just a way to fill the time while he's gone?

I miss him... :(

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Is today the day?

This afternoon I'm going to the mall to the AT&T store to get a new phone and data plan. But it occurred to me, today's supposed to be the rapture. What if I commit myself to a two-year plan and then get sucked up to heaven with Jesus?

I don't really think that's too likely. Although I'm a Christian and work at a church part time, I'm not convinced the rapture is today. And even if it is, I'm not sure my faith is strong enough to get me into the in-crowd of followers.

I just read an article about a guy who's pulled in $35,000 from true believers in exchange for promising to take care of their pets when they go to heaven. Enterprising guy. And how are they assured he'll still be around? Because he and his employees swear that they're atheists. And if that's not enough, they commit blasphemy to prove it.

I guess it takes all kinds.

Anyway, I'm heading out for the mall now. If I go to heaven, I probably won't care about the phone bill anyway. I just hope those left on earth for the 5 months of hell, complete with fire and brimstone, won't have to worry about it either.

So bye, all. Maybe for the day, maybe forever.

Stay tuned... :)