I’m big on excuses. I’ve got lots of excuses for why nothing gets done around the house. But Karen has employed a brilliant strategy. She’s been playing along with this whole “house hunting” idea, and because of this many of these projects have been completed.
So, what’s my excuse been this time? I hate heights. Let me clarify. I hate ladders. My first summer job was with a roofing contractor, so as long as there is something solid under my feet I am fine. But ladders bounce. They move when you climb them. I hate them. And I could paint that whole stairwell with my paint roller on a stick, but there was only one way to paint that window. And that was to put up a ladder over the stairs. Note that I had to lean out over the stairs to get to part of the window.
Just so you know, that blue painters’ tape is very difficult to remove after a year. But the window did get painted, and I put up the new blinds as well.
This is exactly how those blinds are going to look forever. I’m too short to reach those strings, so they’ll never get opened or closed.