|The interior of a travel trailer shows an aqua-colored couch next to a dinette area|
I don't know about you, but for the past six months or so, each week seems to pass very much like the others. This week, however, has had some variety, and for that, I am thankful (#1).
2. We listed our travel trailer for sale and I'm thankful we have had good response. Although I really hoped to have a sale finalized prior to publishing this post, I will have to be content with several good leads. Hopefully one of them will pan out in this coming week.
3. Thursday, we had a sectional couch delivered. I feel spoiled, as it wasn't really needed (so very few things in life really are), but it fits our space better than the furniture we had in the space before.
4. In our game of *musical couches (couch in front room down to basement, one couch from family room up to front room, another couch from family room out to garage), I remembered that the back pieces of one of the couches could be removed. That made it possible to move it up the stairs.
5. Within minutes of posting one couch on the local Buy Nothing Facebook page, someone responded that she wanted it! I thought it might be hard to dispose of, but I was pleasantly surprised. She will pick it up on Monday, so in the meantime, it is hanging out in the garage.
6. The Buy Nothing Facebook page helps with disposal of big things, as well as small. I listed some small cans of paint samples, and once again, I got an immediate response. Someone wants to paint a portal to Narnia on her garage door! I think that is very cool.
7. We are considering finishing our basement. In order to finish the space, though, one needs to be able to move around in said space, so (with the notable exception of taking a couch down to the basement) I've been bringing items up from the basement to donate to the local thrift store. Donating is done on a by-appointment basis, and I was able to score a reservation time next week!
8. We visited with youngest daughter this week, and we even took the remaining boxes of hers from our basement to her apartment.
9. The scale is continuing its downward journey, which means it didn't matter so much that I got a hole in the knee of my jeans this week. I just got a smaller pair out from the back of my closet and found that they fit perfectly!
10. As always, I'm thankful for John. He's a great "musical couches" player!
*I don't know how universal the game of musical chairs is, and realized that readers outside the USA might not understand the reference. Musical chairs is a children's game where there are a number of chairs placed in an outward-facing circle (one fewer than the number of children). As music plays, children walk around the chairs. When the music stops, which ever child is not sitting on a chair is "out." A chair is removed from the circle, and the game continues that way until only one child (the winner) is left. Of course, we weren't really playing a game of musical couches, but we certainly moved our furniture all over the house!