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Sunday, November 19, 2006

in need of a good workout?

One in which you can feel all your major muscle groups the next day AND a few minor ones you forgot you even had? Would you also like a guaranteed good night's sleep? And what, you ask, might this magical exercise be? Scrubbing. Yep, try scrubbing a kitchen floor inch by inch on your hands and knees for a few hours (the bigger and dirtier the floor the better), and you too can derive all the benefits described above. Snort.

Rather not? I don't blame you. I wouldn't have done it either except for the fact that I got paid to do it, and was the one silly enough to suggest it in the first place. But it really needed it! Will I do it again though? Nope. One heavy-duty scrubbing per floor per client is my new policy.

I'm also starting to wonder if I should hang up my cleaning gloves and become a "coach" instead. You know, teach people how they can easily, quickly, and efficiently clean their own homes rather than having me do it for them. Hmmm, now there's a thought!


Anonymous Basil's mama Krissa said...

Sounds like the floor wasn't much better than the litter pan, eh? .. Years ago, my sis-in-law and I thought about having a cleaning service. We didn't. ... You ever go into an office ladies room and think, "if they treat the bathroom here like this, I wonder what their house looks like?" :)

November 21, 2006 11:14 a.m.

Blogger KJ's muse said...

Hi Krissa,

Well, it wasn't AS bad as the litterbox, snort, but in keeping with my "don't clean and tell" policy (in public anyway, LOL), I had better not say any more. *wink*

November 21, 2006 9:44 p.m.

Anonymous Krissa & Basil (in spirit) said...

;) ... second attempt to post. (1st attempt resulted in a crash). ... in the past i thought that there was a similar holiday in canada to the u.s. thanksgiving and that it was a different time of year. now i hear i'm maybe wrong about that? if so, happy thanksgiving a day early! ...

November 22, 2006 9:47 a.m.

Blogger KJ's muse said...

Hi Krissa,


Yes, we do celebrate Thanksgiving here, but a month earlier. It was on October 9th this year, but personally I like the fact that it's not as close to Christmas as in the US. It spreads the cheer!

November 22, 2006 4:02 p.m.


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