Saturday, August 12, 2006

Thank you, Jason and Nicole :O)


Thanks to Nicole and Jason, I now have a LIGHT in my closet (and no reason not to attempt to look super cute every day of the week now that I can see the clothes I'm picking out!). Three years ago I was standing on 'something' in my closet....probably very unsafe and unstable knowing my climbing choices and I started to tumble...I grabbed the, oh so sturdy, light pull to catch myself and pulled the whole thing down with me. SO, for three years I've had no light (b/c I unscrewed it) in my closet and a light socket stuck on 'on.' About four months ago I was going to be really handy and repair it myself, anything that inexpensive shouldn't be too hard to fix, right? 4 months later I had opened the box and mentioned to Nicole I had this plan to fix it (people have taken over whole countries with less planning and in a lot less time), and I told her I was contemplating whether or not the electricity needed to be turned off.....she gave me an emphatic 'YES,' and told me the next time they came into town she might could even swing by if I hadn't done it yet.....it's nice to have someone care enough about you not to want to see you electricuted :O). So, today they came into town, and BIG SHOCK, I hadn't done it yet. They agreed to overlook my very neglected, dusty house and dead plants (I've been away for three weekends, and lazy for even longer!), and they repaired my light in about a tenth of the time it would have taken me (Jason did wire duty and Nicole held the flashlight very steady ;o) and gave commentary for my benefit and entertainment and I located my pink tool kit for them to use, hey, a girls gotta do her share of the work, you know?). I have now seen a light socket replaced, and though I hope to not have a need to replace another anytime soon, I now...maybe..could do it. Trust me when I say this is one of the biggest accomplishments this year.....it'll feel good to cross it off the 'to do list'....though technically I didn't 'do much'....other than establish bonds with the right friends :O). It's good to know people, it's even better to know good people! We also hit the ice cream shop (of course) and Muffin appreciated some attention and petting from Nicole and Jason, she appreciates people that appreciate her!

6 comments:

Holly said...

Who knew a light bulb held such importance in your life. Do you and your light bulb have any other plans this week?

Maurine said...

That was very nice of Nicole and Jason. Good friends to keep around. And Ice Cream always makes everything better. What kind?

Christy said...

I forgot the most important part.....the kind of ice cream :O). Cold Stone, Cake Batter with M&M's.....since I read about your ice cream outing on your blog I've been wanting to go! (Right, like I needed to read about it to remember to crave it.....but I've been looking for an excuse more deligently since then at least ;o)).

Nicole said...

:)

Christy said...

16, isn't that scandolous!

Christy said...

Holly, you'll understand the significance of a home repair when you have a house someday.....I could have written a novel it's such a big step :O). The light bulb will be turned off most of the week, but I will be pulling the string to get out my 'back to school' outfit....I don't want my students to outshine me :O)