Sunday, April 11, 2010

Once Upon A Time

Once upon a time...we lived in a dirty duplex. I didn't like it, so we moved into our house. I like it here very much. BUT I do not like dirty things. The carpets here were installed previous to the signing of the constitution. And though I should keep them in reverence of our great history, I am considering pulling them up.

For those of you who read my last post, you may say to me, "Friend, you do not have the funds to replace said carpets! Pray do not do such heedless actions!" And I do agree that you would be speaking naught, but the truth, but consider this alternative. We could rip up aforesaid carpets.....and NOT REPLACE THEM!

There. I've said it. What's wrong with plywood, pray tell? I mean...sure people might think we're weird. The kids might get splinters. But SHOULD people really care, and would my true friends think less of me? And splinters are most easily removed while children sleep.

Food for thought.

So. One day, when we invite you lovely readers over for Sunday lunch. And you spy my lovely plywood floors, perhaps you will be inspired by my new fad! That is, if I have the nerve to pull it off :)


  1. hmmm...PAINT! That is a great idea!

  2. Paint and so does polyurethane (sp?) and it keeps its shine!

  3. For 8 years Tim's Mom had plywood for her kitchen floor. It was a house project never finished...until Tim went and gutted and remodeled it for her (wonderful son)! But before he did, it was a good family joke. For 2 years we painted the words "paint me please" on the floor as a joke. Point being, those who love you visit your house for you not the beauty or pride of your house. To often our pride gets in our way. Do what is best for your family and if I come over I'll gladly let you pull out the splinter. Smile! Love ya, Kristin