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This last week Mr.eJ and I have been painting our kitchen.  I wanted to last Summer, but Mr. eJ squawked in such pain that I relented and said: "OK, next Summer, then." After all, by Summer 2014 we'd be ready for it and positive!  Right?

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Follow me below the orange paint splotch to find out what happened.

Welllllll, no surprise here.  When I brought up the subject of painting a few weeks ago, the Mister started squawking all over again!  Surprise!  But logic (or something) prevailed and we launched into not only a re-paint for the kitchen, but clearing and cleaning out cabinet drawers and shelves, some of which had not had their inky depths explored in decades (or so it seems. I'd swear I never ever had seen some of that stuff.  Honest!)

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What with trying to do a few other things to carry on a semi-normal life (e.g., eating, sleeping, garden watering, collapsing in exhaustion, cleaning up paint boo-boos, fighting over what dishes-potandpans-coffee cups to keep--and keeping the cat from going crazy) it has taken a bit longer than planned.  But that's what always happens.

Guess who hates paint projects more than me and the Mister eJ?
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"Did sum-wun sai paintin'?"
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Not my kitchen chaos, but close:
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This helped:
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It has been 10 days.  I see a light at the end of some tunnel. . . but that might just be a mirage.

Let's review:
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HAHAHAHAHA!!!  If Only!!

Anyone wanna share their painting stories?  And pain? (Wait!  I just noticed that embedded in the word painting is. . . omg.) Or triumphs?  I know that when we put the kitchen back together we'll agree it was all worth it.

PS  Mr. eJ doesn't like the gleam in my eye as I muse about our next painting project!  Summer 2020 anyone?
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