Friday, June 22, 2012

Surviving in "Chaos"

Hard to believe but we are rapidly moving forward with our remodel. The sheetrockers have one more session and then we can prime and paint both rooms. At this point there is not one "sane" room in our home. Even the playroom for the grandkids has a toilet in the middle of their play space. They are quite intrigued with this and we teasingly made sure they knew it was not a working fixture : )
The home chaos was o.k. when I went to work each day but now that I am on summer break the entire house disorder can start to wear on you. I think once we clean up the sheetrock dust and put a few rooms back together life will be a bit more orderly. This has got to be the toughest part of the remodel. Things will really be moving forward from this point on!
One good thing about the chaos is that it has forced me to read, relax, putter in the garden and get out for a walk each day. There's nothing to organize and "busy" myself with inside our home.
Maybe you've experienced this ... it's kind of strange when you change a pattern in life. I can't tell you how many times I've carried groceries or mail up to put on the kitchen counter ... that is no longer there. I remember years ago we had to switch our kitchen garbage can and recycle bin when we put in a new sink. It took years to switch my brain to open the correct door. I hope I am not alone in this : )
Well, I'm off to look at paint samples ... so many choices!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'm looking forward to seeing the new cupboards, flooring, appliances, and paint.