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Old 09-19-2014, 10:10 AM   #21291
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When I had a cleaning lady, I tidied up before she came but didn't clean. I wanted her to spend her time actually cleaning and not picking up things, cleaning, and putting them back.
Yup. Well, in my case, it would have been impossible to clean until it got tidied.
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Old 09-19-2014, 10:40 AM   #21292
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Yup. Well, in my case, it would have been impossible to clean until it got tidied.
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Old 09-19-2014, 01:54 PM   #21293
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Stopped and got some zucchini this morning so I can make some bars with cream cheese frosting. Almost forgot it's my SIL birthday on Sunday, so got her a card and mailed it right away. Then got DH out of his work shop and had him help me wash the bedroom windows. Gosh, there was some kind of grim on them, that was hard to clean off. The windows face the south and west side of the house. I am just going to go and sit and read this afternoon until my grandson gets here after school.
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Old 09-19-2014, 01:59 PM   #21294
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When I was working and didn't have time to clean I worked on the principle that if I dusted up to eye level and then sprayed furniture polish in the air just before the visitors were due to arrive the'd never know.

Then I got a cleaning lady. Bliss. She had a key so I came home once a week to a sparkling house and a pile of neatly ironed clothes. However, when it came out in conversation that I had a cleaning lady one of my colleagues professed to be shocked that I was exploiting a servant ! Nonsense. She needed the work and she was very good at it. I needed help and paid her the going rate per hour (which was quite a bit more than the government minimum wage) so what was the problem?
You should have told them you didn't own Highclear, so it didn't count.
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Old 09-19-2014, 02:18 PM   #21295
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I think the time is fast approaching for me to have a cleaning lady come in once a week. I have really been not well this past week. I have a sink full of dishes waiting for me. I simply cannot stand long enough to accomplish anything. The Pirate tries to help, but he has a demanding job as a fleet manager for a Limo company. He is at work at six in the morning. Sometimes he puts in more than his eight hours a day. He has to wait until the last limo comes in at night. So I don't feel right asking for his help and Spike has a heart problem.
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I'm in deep now, my Costco American Express card just came in the mail...
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I'm in deep now, my Costco American Express card just came in the mail...

Welcome to the Dark Side...
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Old 09-19-2014, 05:51 PM   #21298
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I'm in deep now, my Costco American Express card just came in the mail...
Is it your membership card too? Mine was and the picture was so much better in colour than the ugly B&W version that was on the membership card.
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I'm in deep now, my Costco American Express card just came in the mail...
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Is it your membership card too? Mine was and the picture was so much better in colour than the ugly B&W version that was on the membership card.

We didn't have to get pics for our card (thank gawd) and now the Amex card works as both CC and membership card.
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