Sumpthin' stinks

Sumpthin’ stinks

August 25, 2008

Drawings, Journal

This is perhaps not the best topic to post, but hey – welcome to my reality.

I have been distressed walking in our front entryway lately. When I first come home I think, “This smells like an old people’s house.” Don’t get me wrong, it’s not overbearing – just a lingering ‘bleh’ smell. It’s not the litter boxes, although I’m sure they’re not helping matters any. I’m pretty sure our old dishwasher is one of the culprits, plus I should probably rent a carpet cleaner and freshen up those old musty carpets. I don’t know. The house fan is running now and pulling fresh air into our stale dwelling. Maybe we’re just old, and this is the smell of our lives.

Freshen me up.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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9 Responses to “Sumpthin’ stinks”

  1. Brad Said on:

    You should put a car-sized box of baking soda in your house. I bet that would freshen things. Plus, you could charge admission for people to come and see it.

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  2. Deanne Said on:

    Get rid of the carpets altogether and stick with wood & tile.

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  3. Beth Said on:

    Let the Kirby sales people come in and clean your carpet for free and then try to sell you a $2200 vacuum. That’s what we did, and you should see our lovely office carpet now -- amazing! Not to mention he vacuumed the curtains, and ceiling, window sills, and our TV. He was a cleaning machine! (But, seriously, do they think someone who would let her carpet get that bad in the first place would really throw $2200 at a vacuum, regardless of how nice and gadgety it was. I did offer him a beverage for his time, which he graciously accepted.)

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  4. Peggy Said on:

    Is it possible that Lloyd has expired?

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