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Climbing out from under my rock...

Wow, I haven't posted in a while.

I hadn't quite intended to take a break from posting, but somehow I just couldn't quite come up with anything that struck me as even vaguely interesting.

Hell, this post start out with the exciting news that I hadn't posted, not a great start ;)

Actually I have been a bit busy lately. I spent my long labor day weekend working at my sister's house and helping her get some remodeling worked on. It was... interesting. I mean, given that my dad and I are both in the building industry it seemed rather weird that my sister just kind of started her remodeling job without asking either of us for input.

Actually, it turned out that she thought she had, but she did it by saying things like "I don't know how to ____ is supposed to look" to my mom, instead of saying "Can one of you guys come over and see if the carpenter/electrician/etc... did their work right?" to either my dad or me. My folks are a bit weird about encroaching on their kids territory (i.e. our homes) so they usually only pop over when they are explicitly invited to. Personally, I am quite happy with that arrangement, but for some reason, none of my siblings seem to have figured it out. All of them tend to be vaguely curious about why our folks don't randomly visit (answer: they just don't).

So, yeah. I spent the time there figuring out how to fix stuff that wasn't done right and figuring out how to do stuff that was never done etc... Mind you, when I originaly went over I was just going to help them get started laying their new laminate wood flooring (I was thinking I'd be there 3 or 4 hours tops). I didn't expect to end up doing demolition, electrical stuff, carpentry and drywall. About the only thing I didn't volunteer to help with was painting (and there's enough other stuff going on that I'd be busy anyways).

Before that, eh, my week wasn't too exciting. work flirt sleep work flirt sleep, lather rinse repeat. Lately, I feel kind of like I'm in neutral or something. Nothing is wrong or bad, but I'm just feeling a bit disconnected. Weird.

So yeah, that's my post for now. Probably more to come later. Now I have to get back to work.

Comments

Sounds like a plan. I don't think I've ever been to SD. Definitely a place I'd like to check out (and a place I suspect I'd enjoy more than LA judging from your recent post on the matter).
Hey, at least you get to flirt. Better than my life ;P.
Wait a minute, you can't complain, you actually get to go beyond flirting sometimes :-p.

I'm strictly on a flirt only schedule right now.
Damn! I wish I had a brother like you! I'd have no problem calling..."Hey, this light socket thingie isn't doing that whatchamacallit thing that it's supposed to".....yeah, you'd love me! LMAO
Lol. Getting friends/family to help isn't hrd. Just remember don't hint around, you have to ask for the actual help (i.e. "can you come over and help fix ____") and be sure offer food, drink, and company for compensation (it's really annoying agreeing to help someone do something in their home and then beign left alone to do it for them instead)
Flirt?!? More info, please.

yeah, you know:

flirt
v. flirt·ed, flirt·ing, flirts
v. intr.

To make playfully romantic or sexual overtures.

Re: yeah, you know:

Enough with the annoying generalizations- we want facts. Facts and innuendo. With an extra helping of salacious details, please.
I was thinking about this and I realized that pretty much when I have a question about the house/etc, my first thought is "hmm..let me ask Victor first" ...makes sense to me hehe
and even if we don't always see eye to eye on things, I bet you would think to ask for input before you started in on the big project, not about 85% of the way through it.