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07 January 2018

Inside Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever is starting to set in. We're not alone from the looks of how things are going in other parts of the country. It's so cold even the dogs are reluctant to go outside.

Today makes Day 4 of our incarceration and today (Sunday) seems especially weird because I'm usually at church by 8:30am. Guess we'll be watching some television religion before the day is out, just to keep things kinda normal.

Meanwhile we've been doing some chores that never seem to get done when going outside is an option. Yesterday Hubster went through the spice cabinet and the collection of condiment packets that we kept for a picnic that never came. OMG, there were some packets dated 2008. I stopped looking after that and said to just chuck the whole mess in the trash. I am not that desperate for mayo, ketchup or Taco Bell hot sauce!

I hope we can go through our multitude of glassware before the snow thaws. Between what we got from his grandmother, his dad, and wedding gifts from another lifetime we have enough glasses to set a decent table at the White House! We really don't need all that stuff!

Here's just a few, but who's counting?
I am also pushing for Hubster to go through his  pots and pans hoard. He's the main cook around here, and he's a good one, but no one needs that much aluminum and non-stick in their lives! I reminded him only yesterday that back in the day, we had an iron "spider" frying pan, a non-stick, and a green electric fryer. Somehow we managed to cook whatever was needed in one of those three. I can tell you now that we have one of every size ever made in stock.

This isn't even counting all the pots!

Everything is stored all over the place and I'm sick of the overflow of cooking tidbits having to live out their lives sitting naked on the countertops. It's got to stop! My thought is to get rid of what we don't need so we can store what we do need. Could today be the day?!