“I feel that life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.”
“I feel that life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.”

in answer to a recent question of “oi! monkee! you gonna finish your project car or what ya bloody wanka!?”

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I present to you my summer of time wasted doing home projects instead of sweating it out in the garage

I fixed a million little holes in the walls all over the house

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I replaced all my blinds

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I installed new curtains

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I bought a couch/bed. which being part bed weighs exactly one sun, and required spine breaking effort to put in the basement

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I bought a new but somehow aged cabinet thinger

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I painted this wall blue

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and because I had blue paint, I painted my dog door (which prevents the adorable dog from getting upstairs where there is carpet upon which she will defecate)

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I built these shelves,which was a small task

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which when my friend’s wife saw them she said “hey, help my hubby build some at my house”. so I did that too, which was a big job

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replaced a kids bed

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and if you raise the bed, you have to move the darned lights

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then, the other kid said “loft bed? I want a loft be now daddy!”, so we did that too. as punishment for the friend who I built shelves for, I made him help put this together... without instructions

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got the painbrushes out, might as well randomly paint our bedroom too. but then we’ll need a new bed, then a new... its a total if you give a mouse a muffin situation

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hmm, need some more bed parts (met a rally driver)

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this towel rail already pulled out twice, time to be rid of it

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painted this basement hallway

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well, I’ll be darned if the wife didnt love that grey, and think it’d look dandy in the bathroom. and if you are goign to paint you might as well replace the mirror, and if the mirror is going lets get rid of those ugly lights, and if the ugly lights are going we might as well do the faucets too. this one room actually turned out to be the most work, and was one of many aspects not included in the very achievable original goals

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ahh yes, well that bathroom came out a treat... hey what about that half bath? mirror, lights, faucets... and new faucet in the kids bathroom too... home ownership is stupid

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ok, but... look how handee you are monkee, what if you came to my office and redid things there too?” ~ mrs. monkee

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pupper approved

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and that my car enthusiast friends, is why my civic remains unchanged.

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