Thursday, August 7, 2008

The fun never ends.

Sometimes, I think there are little elves in my home set to torture me.

I had two orders to get out Tuesday, or they would have had to wait until next week. I pulled out my roll of tape...and it had two feet left! That's not enough when you need to reassemble boxes, tape plants in, seal, and attach labels. I knew I'd seen a roll lurking around somewhere, so I frantically searched the house for three hours before deciding that I was going to have to tell the people who ordered that I was going to have to delay the shipments. If I could legally drive, it wouldn't be a problem, but I can't.

I was lamenting this to the dog when she suddenly took off up the stairs...which got me thinking. Lo and behold, there was a partially masticated roll underneath the dog's blanket. Hurrah! The packages went out (with tape lacking chew marks) and life was good.

I wasn't feeling well, so I spent most of the day sorting seeds. I had about four cups of Rose of Sharon seeds on my lap and reached over to grab something off of the table. That yanked the blanket that the tray was on and all of the seeds dumped onto the floor. Yay. I'm just very glad that I have an indefinite supply of these and that they aren't the rolly kind of seeds.


Waterrose said...

I'm so thinking about making things and people beading that when I first read that you had dropped the seeds all I could see was the effort to pick them up to finish a beaded (seeded) piece. Hope you have a better day and thank you for visiting my blog.

ONNO said...

I've had plenty of days like that, too :(

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Lynda said...

Oh, thank goodness for the dog saving a roll for a rainy day - Sounds like you had quite a day !
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fluffnflowers said...

Thanks for the comments, everyone! :)