Took Me Long Enough

unbound aliensI have told you about the “aliens” at the foot of my basement stairs. They’ve been there for about 2 months now. They impeded us when we attempt to enter the basement and even when I elude them on my way in, invariably they ‘get me’ on my way out. It’s been quite annoying.

Yesterday was one of my “get things done days”. It means I get up and start doing things – taking care of the cats, vacuuming, emptying garbage cans, laundry, grocery shopping, cat food shopping, making salads, and whatever else catches my eye as I am whirling about. Did my cleaning tornado thing upstairs and headed to the basement to start on the laundry. Evaded the aliens on my way IN but they got me on my way out. Aliens -1, Ahuva-0. Upstairs to grab a cup of coffee and some Cheerios. Back to the basement to swap loads of laundry. Made it past the aliens, swapped the laundry, grabbed paper towels to take upstairs, started toward the stairs. And that’s when the great revelation occurred.

restrained aliensThe Aliens. I needed to DO something about the Aliens. I needed to tie them out of my way already. I looked about the basement. Nothing obvious in the way of string. And then….. there they were …. my gear ties!!!!!

I LOVE gear ties. Every time I’m in the hardware store I have to restrain myself from buying just one more package. I don’t always succeed at restraint. I took 2 of the large gear ties, dragged a folding chair over to the Aliens and BOUND them. Two Gear Ties to Bind Them All.

It is now safe to enter and leave the basement. I can’t believe it took me 2 months to take care of this. Game, Set, Match to Ahuva!!

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There's not much to say about me. I discovered SecondLife by accident, wandered in, and decided I wanted to stay. This blog was a chronicle of my adventures and misadventures in SL. It also includes stray thoughts that occur to me as a result of my time in SL. Both I and my avatar are female. We both love water and the beach and gardening and parties and hanging out with friends. Updating this after quite some time. I haven't appeared in SL in many many months (probably over a year by now) but SL has remained in my thoughts. I do miss my SL, but at least I still have contact with some of my friends from there. In the meantime.... this blog has evolved to be about my RL adventures. :) Nowhere near as risque as my SL but I do keep busy. I still like all the things listed above. I didn't have any cats in SL (only ducks and a panda) so my cats feel that they should play starring roles in my posts. :) I didn't do much eating IN SL although certainly food and drink accompanied me in RL while I roamed inworld. Cooking and baking have become more fun and interesting once I redid my kitchen. That renovation took longer and cost more than if I'd done it virtually, but I'm thrilled to have a tangible new kitchen! I hope you like food and drink as well! Thanks for reading!

One thought on “Took Me Long Enough”

  1. Homo Sapiens brain power. It comes in handy sometimes! And gear goes ALWAYS come in handy!

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