Boo, then yay, then boo, then yay, etc.

January 13, 2020


I was so tired this evening, even though I was home by six. I did a few chores, ate dinner, then struggled to find the energy to do something for the bathroom project. (boo) I settled on bringing up the ladder and the ceiling paint. That’s enough. (yay)

Then I thought I could maybe just edge it. Edging would only take…. an hour? It has a lot of corners. (boo) I adjusted the ladder to reach some corners and climbed up. I saw that the water damage by the light had actually loosened some of the ceiling. (boo)

Wait, then I really shouldn’t paint tonight! (YAY!) Dang it, I have some caulking. I could fix it. (Imagine your own boos and yays from here on out.) That’s right, I just squirted caulk in it. Good enough.

I was so thrilled that I had an excuse not to paint, but then I had trouble finding the cap for the caulk. It certainly wasn’t on the counter….. that really needed re-caulking……… big, big boooooooo.

Dang it. I grabbed a kitchen knife and did the world’s fastest, laziest re-caulking job in the history of history.

I squirted it in and did all the stuff you’re supposed to do to make it look like nothing ever happened, and was done.

Ugh. I did not mean to do that much. At least I didn’t have to paint. 🙂

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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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3 Responses to “Boo, then yay, then boo, then yay, etc.”

  1. Brad Said on:

    Now I feel bad about making no progress on my living room. (boo) Oh well, that gives me time to do something later and post about it and make you feel bad. (yay

    Seriously though -- awesome that you got so much done, even if you didn’t paint 😉


    • Lauren Said on:

      No need to feel bad -- this was literally 20 minutes of work. I’m not doing anything tonight because I have a meeting, and tomorrow’s goal is ‘shake the paint’. 😉


  2. Kristi Said on:

    That’s 20 minutes you DON’T have to do later. Yay!!!


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