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'You know what they say. . . 'If your dog is fat - you aren't getting enough exercise.''
"Do you think I wanted to get the paper towels with the ugly borders?"
Tags:domestic, domestic life, domestic bliss, married couple, married, married life, grocery, groceries, marriage, old married couple, household, house, houses, home, homely, household chores, chore, chores, paper towel, paper towels, shopping, shopped, men, man, husband, husbands, husbands and wives, wife, wives, nag, nagged, nagging, nags, fishwife
"Isn't it great that even with our busy schedules we still make the time to just be together and talk about everything else we should bet getting done?"
Tags:girlfriends, boyfriend, boyfriends, date, dates, love life, chore, chores, to-do list, to-do lists, to do list, to do lists, workload, workloads, work/life balance, work-life balance, life-work balance, life/work balance, hectic lifestyle, hectic lifestyles, busy schedule, busy schedules, complain, complains, complaining, family life
The Twelve Labors of Hercules
Tags:myth, myths, mythology, greek myth, greek myths, hercules, demigod, demigods, twelve labors of hercules, twelve labours of hercules, trash, trash day, chore, chores, yard work, yard, duty, duties, husband, husbands, man of the house, recycle, recycles, recycling, separate, separates, separating the recycling, sort, sorts, sorting, sort out, sorts out, sorting out, division of labor, divisions of labor, division of labour, divisions of labour
"We've done it! We've done it! We've discovered a detergent that takes the chore out of washing and makes all other detergents seem old-fashioned by comparison!"
Tags:scientific research, science, testing, test, tests, experiment, experiments, research, researcher, researchers, scientist, scientists, lab, labs, laboratory, laboratories, chemical, chemicals, chemistry, chemist, chemists, discovery, discoveries, celebrating, detergent, detergents, washing, cleaning, laundry, chore, chores, housework, invention, inventions, innovation, innovative, old-fashioned, dancing
"Have you ever mixed nuts before, son?"
Tags:bonsai, bonsai tree, bonsai trees, gardener, gardeners, garden, garden, autumn, fall, rake, rakes, raking, raking the leaves, raking the lawn, chore, chores, tiny garden, tiny gardens, modern life, miniature, flat, flats, apartment, apartments, modern attitudes, no garden, perfectionist, perfectionism, overkill, pointless, pointlessness, city life, city, cities
Secrets of Adulthood.
Tags:adulthood, adults, secret, secrets, secretive, secret, chore, chores, kid, kids, child, children, lie, lies, experience, experiences, life experiences, lightbulb, lightbulbs, light bulb, light bulbs, change a lightbulb, generic product, generic products, clean, cleaning, stain, stains, tide, tides, understand, understanding, understood, pencil, pencils
New Mothers and Priorities
'My laundry just sent me a friend request.'
'I asked you two weeks ago to put a new lightbulb in the lamp in the spare bedroom. How long is it going to take?'
'Mum, when you've finished your full-time job, cleaned the house, sorted the laundry, made the meals and walked the dog could you sort out these bills for me?'
'I thought you were' going to straighten up the closet? . . . Too late. I just did it. Once again, the potential of promises is mugged in the alley by the 3 stooges - shoulda, coulda, and woulda.'
'It may not be your feng shui, but it's my feng shui.'
"You're really lucky I was raised to direct all my female rage inward!"
'I hope i did leave the faucet running so the water will put out the fire from the stove I left on.'
Tags:holiday, holidays, camper, campers, camping, camp, camps, vacation, vacations, stove, stoves, faucet, faucets, fire, fires, home insurance, oven, ovens, home accident, home accidents, bad memory, bad memories, poor memory, chore, chores, security measure, safety measures, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
"She leaves wooden-handled knives soaking in the dishwater all night long. Your Honor."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, disagreement, disagreements, conflict, conflicts, asleep, sleeping, dream, dreams, dreaming, talking in your sleep, trial, trials, on trial, court, courts, courtroom, courtrooms, judge, judges, your honor, your honour, washing the dishes, dishwashing, chore, chores, knife, knives, soaking, complain, complaining, complaint, complaints, truth, honest, honesty, confession, confessions, admission, admissions, bed, beds, bedroom scene, bedroom scenes
"Perhaps you'd be interested in our new hot mowing classes."
Tags:gym, gyms, fitness club, fitness clubs, health club, health clubs, fitness centre, fitness centres, fitness center, fitness centers, exercise, fitness, exercising, gym equipment, exercise equipment, exercise machine, exercise machines, working out, health, class, classes, fitness class, fitness classes, exercise class, exercise classes, mowing, lawn mower, lawn mowers, mowing the lawn, modern life, chore, chores, housework, yardwork
"The doctors said, 'We can rebuild your husband. Faster. Stronger.' But then I thought, 'Hold on just a second...'"
Tags:vacuum, vacuums, vacuum cleaner, vacuum cleaners, vacuuming, cleaning, clean, cleans, housework, chore, chores, household labor, household labour, relationship, relationships, husband, husbands, wife, wives, couple, couples, cyborg, cyborgs, robot, robots, medical, medical procedures, medical procedure, rebuild, rebuilt
Heading towards the In-Sink-Erator... 'Nooooooo!!'
Tags:food waste, food wastes, washing up, washed up, washes up, chore, chores, kitchen chore, kitchen chores, household chore, household chores, mash potato, pea, peas, mashed potato, plumbing, waste, plumbing, blocked, blockage, blockages, blocked pipe, clog, clogged, plumber, plumbers, waste disposal system, waste disposal systems, garbage disposals, garbage disposer, garbage disposers, food waste disposers, food waste disposer, sink, sinks, mess, messy, wasting food, wasted food, leftover, leftovers
"Come, join me for a few moments of mindful indolence!"
Tags:indolent, indolence, mindful, mindfulness, lazy, laziness, positive spin, positive spins, lazing about, chore, chores, yard work, yardwork, garden work, garden chore, garden chores, nap, naps, meditation, meditations, meditating, meditate, meditates, farmhouse, farmhouses, farm house, farm houses, farm, farms, husband, husbands, wife, wives, division of labour, division of labor
Kafka, Age Ten
Tags:franz kafka, kafka, kafkaesque, author, authors, writer, writers, novelist, novelists, famous author, famous authors, famous writer, famous writers, literary joke, literature, literary figure, literary figures, children, child, child angst, childhood, childhood angst, chores, childhood chores, chore, childhood chore, existential, existentialism, existential anxiety, existential dread, meaning, meaning of life, life purpose, purpose in life, absurd, absurdity, philosophy, philosophers, philosopher, making the bed, housework, repetition, metamorphosis, internal monolog, internal monologues, internal monologuing, futile, futility, futile task, futile tasks, futile endeavor, futile endeavour
"Here's the deal, Kim. I pick up eggs and butter, but no dry cleaning."
Tags:broker, brokers, marriage, married life, husband, husbands, shopping, men, man, negotiate, negotiating, negotiation, negotiation skills, call, calls, wife, wives, groceries, grocery, home, housewife, grocery shopping, metropolitan, metropolitan life, urban life, urban, seedy, sleazy, businessman, businessmen, never off the clock, workaholic, work a holic, work-a-holic, work addiction, exec, execs, deal, deals, art of the deal, wheeler dealer, movie, movies, film, films, chores, chore, relationship, relationship building, relationships
Leaking washing machine.
Tags:laundry, doing the laundry, dirty washing, chore, chores, household chore, household chores, household task, household tasks, washing machine, washing machines, washer dryer, washer dryers, leak, leaks, puddle, puddles, flood, floods, flooding, disaster, disasters, leaking washing machine, inconvenient, inconvenience
The four housemen of procrastination
Tags:procrastination, procrastinate, procrastinates, procrastinator, procrastinators, procrastinating, avoidance, avoiding, dither, dithering, napping, nap, naps, snacks, snacking, social media, minor chores, chore, chores, work, working, deadline, deadlines, four horsemen, four horsemen of the apocalypse