I had a bit of a nap after arriving back home this morning...then i headed straight out into the yard. I looked at the girl's bedroom, as i passed it, on my way out the door, and decided that today, i was not going to clean it.
Their beds were not just unmade...their sheets were half off their beds, and their duvets were on the floor...there were dirty dishes all over the room, dirty clothes all over the floor, Nicole's soccer gear, chip wrappers from yesterday's lunch...screwed up papers, and homework all over the place...
I decided not to face it today.
I worked in the garden most of the afternoon...then Jorgia and i picked Nicole up and we went and did our weekly food shopping.
We pulled in to the driveway and i stopped the car by the garage, got out and started unloading the groceries. From the driveway, Nicole could see in to her room. She stood there staring at it. That was when i told her that i had not cleaned their room, and Jorgia piped up that i was on strike.
Nicole, in all seriousness said..."You can't go on strike...my bed needs making." Jorgia and i thought she was joking and cracked up...and she just stood there staring at us...like...what the heck are you guys laughing at?
I had to give in...i left it until well after 8pm tonight...but i could not ...help...my...self...i had to give in and clean in there. It kinda reminded me of the time that i decided that i would not wash any more of Danny's dishes, because he never washed them. I let the dishes stack up in the kitchen, until we had no more dishes to eat off...and then i washed them all.
I really suck at going on strike. So i am not going to do it again any time soon. I have cleaned my whole house tonight. I just had a lovely nice hot shower with lots of water pressure! and now i am going to hit the sack.
I have the girls all weekend again this weekend! I love it. They have only not been here 3 nights in nearly 3 weeks...moving back out this way was the best move ever.
May 1st in one day! Yay! From May the 5th, i am in "Phase 3" of my sentence, which is the FINAL phase!!! Can it get any better than that?