So Monday night we were discussing something that was particularly not nice. Like really really sucky...
And a friend who reads this blog regularly and I started thinking how to encorporate the level of sucking in what we were discussing (is it remarkable that I remember the level of suckage but not the cause of the suckage??).
We decided that it either sucked sucked bilgewater toast on rocks... or sucked rocks on toast through bilgewater... or something like that. Maybe it wasn't worth mentioning...
If you totally don't get this, then you need read my blog more often.
On another note, my husband has these coffee cans that hold "attachment items", similar to the button boxes in sewing rooms. One has nails, one has bolts and washers... some of which actually go together (but are not as yet joined together), two have screws... which do not obviously differentiate by either size or function. So you can find machine screws and wood screws in either containter (I think). You can definately find straight blade heads and phillips heads together. FWIW.
Today I was fixing my Bissell floor cleaner and lost 2 of the machine screws to put it back together. With his collection, you'd think it would be easy to find appropriate replacements... just go to garage, dump the can and scrounge.
Go to the garage (the cleaner was out on the deck where there's good light), sort through one can, find one screw that might work. Put it all back, and sort through the second can (remember there are two unlabelled cans of screws)... find a couple more that might work. Back out to the deck, where I try appropriate screws A, too thin, B, too thick, C too long... D, the wrong sized head. Back for trial #2.
After 3 trips back and forth I finally decided that the 2 (which don't match because although he has about 9700 screws the ones I want are always singles...) I have in there are just gonna work! And I think I put about 500 steps on my pedometer achieving this simple thing.
Are our button boxes as inefficient? If I went into mine to find a white shirt button with 4 holes in it, would it be this hard? Go check your button boxes and report back.
If I ever develop an illness that requires me to sit all day long basically resting, I may dedicate myself to sorting out those stupid cans. I'm sure putting them all in a different kind of organizer would be more efficient.