Monday, July 4, 2011
Can This Marriage Be Saved?
Over the long weekend, Old Dog and I cleaned out the basement, along with some other storage areas around the house. (I know what you're thinking: "If only I could party with the Raisin-Dogs." Alas, such is the nature of Blogworld that it cannot be.)
The plan was to get rid of excess/duplicate/no longer needed items, taking them to our daughter to put in her garage sale next month.
Unfortunately, excess/duplicate/no longer needed turns out to be in the eye of the beholder.
Example: this is my idea of a nice coaster:
While this is Old Dog's idea of a nice coaster:
I'm all about "form follows function" while Old Dog's aesthetic sensibilities run more along the lines of "Screw form; as long as it functions, who gives a shit what it looks like?"
I predict that it's going to be a long and painful de-cluttering process....