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The things you own

I woke up this morning and realized that I had a lot of things to deal with that I have been putting off. I often think back to that line in ‘Fight Club’ (because don’t we all refer to ‘Fight Club’ in times of moral uncertainty?), “The things you own, end up owning you.” So true. Here’s what’s owning me today:
1. The half-dead button fern.

"put me out of my misery"

“put me out of my misery”

I’ve been kidding myself for too long about her. Mama said to cut it off and it will grown back, but where do I put it while in that hideous state? If it’s out of sight, then it will never get watered. Same with the dead orchid. Orchids are annuals in my house (First World Problems).

I will never fertilize this

I will never fertilize this

2. Halloween decorations. Craig has pretty much put all of them in a bin waiting for me to seal it and store in the attic. It’s so nice to be married to an anal retentive. So, I gotta do my part and take the bats down so I can put it away. I’m sure Craig thinks it’s really great that I’m taking pictures of these things instead of dealing with them. PROCRASTINATION. Read more…