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Wednesday, 2 May 2012

A timely confession

I always thought of myself as a pretty capable multitasker.  Today I have to admit, openly and without prejudice, that those days are gone.

Case in point: this morning I made my coffee while I toasted my whole wheat bread  and I brushed my teeth while the two machines took their time; then I ate toast and marmalade very neatly sweeping the crumbs into the sink while using my e-reader; then I went in to turn on the shower as it sometimes takes a while to get hot water since our hot water tank is 13 floors up from us; then I listened to the news and made my bed while waiting for the washer to finish the first load; I chose my clothes and laid them out on the bed, ready to jump into when I got out of the shower.  That would be the shower that had been running for 20 minutes.  That would be the shower that runs in the apartment of a green building.  That would be the shower that would have set off the fire alarm if I hadn't wiggled, slick as an eel, through a 6 inch opening while shooing the steam back into the room with a giant towel.

Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa.  Amen.

5 comments:

  1. Except for the non-green shower faux pas, sounds like you multitasked the heck out of your morning.

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  2. Green police from Southern California have just left on their bicycles to hunt you down. Bad Lorna, but hey, we're not perfect, are we? I wore your orange jacket to work today and your red jacket yesterday.

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  3. hmmm very efficient and you're forgiven the shower faux pas; i'm sure it won't happen again.

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  4. There is a distinct flaw in the 'green'-ness of your plumbing. Hmmm and you pay for this advanced ecological feature? BTW this multi-tasking that you do would exhaust me even before I started my day. I got my first chuckly of the day, dear. Hang in there. LOL!
    Evelyn

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  5. I got worn out just reading this!!

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