Tag Archives: cleaning

The Daily Mess: how to make the bed

Monday is Floor Day in the Tracer household.  I should be vacuuming the carpet and sweeping the wood floor in preparation for weekly mopping.  I’ll get to it, but first I have to take this lid out of my back … Continue reading

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Balancing the books

As you know, Mondays are floor days in the Tracer household.  As soon as Tad gets up, I will be able to vacuum the carpets. It’s the end of the year, which also means that I have to work on … Continue reading

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Maid perfect

Mondays are floor days in the Tracer household.  If my family is home on a Monday, they always look surprised when I announce this, as if to say, why Monday?  Why not Tuesday?  Or Wednesday or any day when we’re not here?  … Continue reading

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Today the frig!

It’s morning here in Seattle and I had hoped to go running first thing, but, judging from the rain, I think that will have to wait until this afternoon. I had one of those awkward moments yesterday.  I went to … Continue reading

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Waiting for the landlord

I am still waiting for the landlord to come over.  I’ve been cleaning the house and straightening up the yard for a week and things really do look better.  I tackled the basement–laundry room, family room and hallway–and now all … Continue reading

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