My father was a very hard working man. He was a heavy duty welder who worked in the mines and on the oil rigs. However, when it came to doing stuff around the house he would always say ‘I’ll do it when I get around to it’. Guess it was kind of like a busman’s holiday.
So, one day, my Stepmonster, which is what I affectionately call her (do note the sarcasm) presented him with a circular piece of fabric with the TUIT embroidered on the front. However much I dislike the woman, it was funny, and from that day forward it was on display on the wall near the sink so he could never again say ‘when I get around to it’ as he now had one.
Not in a twisted sort of way but my hubby does remind me of my own father sometimes. We have a huge list of things that need doing.
May I present my case:
These are the chimney pots that were purchased when I was pregnant with Madame and as you can see they are still not in place and she is 3 and a half!
I put these paint testers on the kitchen wall two and a half years ago and the kitchen is still not painted. I’ve actually gone off the colours now!
And lastly, but more recent we had our windows replaced a few months ago, which was a disaster in itself. You can read the whole post here. We ended up with ply chipboard instead of window blinds for a week; we lived like mushrooms with no light. Unfortunately, the builder hasn’t come back to do the finishing off work so we still haven’t put the last wooden blind back up and the other one is only hung temporarily. It would be really nice to watch TV without the neighbours being able to peer in.
I could go on and on but no point really. I should just get on and do it myself or hire someone to do it for me! Alternatively, I could take up needle point and make him a round TUIT!
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