ReVisions #1

Source “This is the Easiest Way to Unclog Your Drain in 3 Steps,” Better Homes & Gardens website, click here to read. A clogged drain is something most if not all of us encounter eventually. I chose this article which summarizes a video about unclogging a slow drain as the first in the ReVisions series…

Give Your Mechanoreceptors a Whirl

I’m missing something. That’s what goes through my mind as I’m cleaning counters and dishes and floors. So, I use the grid method to minimize the issue. When I’m finished cleaning, I ask Stockton with his laser vision to take a look, too. It’s great to have a backup option. Even better, I have insurance…

Angels Outside of Church

I fill the bucket with water, adding a measure of wood floor cleaner. The citronella scent permeates the bathroom before I can haul the heavy bucket toward the bedroom, the last quarters to conquer. I can do this. I set the bucket down and wipe my brow with a rubber-gloved forearm, looking ahead to relaxing…

Leaving Their Mark

I’m out and about and I notice it. I know I’m on the right track when I swat at what might be bugs and they go away. I know I’m facing a showdown when my shooing does nothing except confirm I caught a squatter on my glasses. Oh no. I try to avoid what creates…

Herding Cat Hair

Is it possible? I wonder about it. We have two cats–an orange tabby and a black-and-white tuxedo cat. Two cats. There’s no escaping the inevitable tufts of cat hair floating around. We brush the cats occasionally, but you can’t tell. Let it go longer than a week without vacuuming and we’re talking tumbleweeds in the…