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Re: Is There A Household Chore You Dislike?

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I am not particularly fond of dusting...especialy place I have to stand on a stool or ladder.

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Prosecco6247 wrote:

@Soosie  I loved the way you phrased the title of your topic:

 

"Is There A Household Chore You Dislike?"  A chore???  

 

I dislike them all!  Dusting is probably one that I don't mind as much as many others.  As a petite woman, I generally hate the chores that cause me to have to drag out a step-stool or other extraneous equipment in order to complete what would normally be a small task.

 

 


I am with you.  I dislike them all.  I have not ironed in maybe 20 years or ever since I found steamers.  

 

 

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Yes i don't like to weedeat.

 

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Yup, changing the litter box.  That reminds me, I've gotta change it because the cleaning lady is coming over tomorrow.

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@Prosecco.......While I am not a petite woman, I have found as I age, I don't like heights. My dogs have set up daily residence on my screened porch during the day. They don't want any part of staying in the fenced area. So, I now call it the "dog den." It has a cement floor that I can hose out easily should I need to. Back to the height thing. There are three dog houses there. One has a flat top. My son built this really nice dog house for the two of them. Over that area is one of the ceiling fans. I needed to pull the switch. I can't move the dog house, so I got on the steps and was going to step across. Fear took over. I crawled on the top of the house with instructions to the dogs that "Mama" was going to try to get the courage to stand and not to get in my way ;when I tried to come back to the steps. I was able to pull the chain and the fan works when needed.

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I really dislike doing bathrooms.  As a result I went looking around the community and found a high school student who was looking for part time cleaning work to help her save for college.  I hired her on the spot, after checking with her parents and her principal at the school.  She is a lovely young woman who is a hard worker and I will often offer her other jobs around the house for extra pay.  With all the talk about the "snowflake generation" I was so happy to find that there are responsible young people who do not think the world owes them an education or a perfect life.

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Thought of this one yesterday because the need came up: either culling or slaughtering chickens. This always falls to me. I do it, but I really dislike having to.

 

(Every household is different. Ours is a farm. I'm the farmer.)

 

 

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WASHING (EXPETIVE DELETED) DISHES.

 

FEET . . no problem.

 

WINDOWS . . . no problem.

 

CLOTHES . . no problem.

 

MY LOVELY BRIDE'S BACK . . . nooo problem.

 

DOG . . . no problem.

 

DISHES . . . problem.

 

Period.

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@Soosie  I loved the way you phrased the title of your topic:

 

"Is There A Household Chore You Dislike?"  A chore???  

 

I dislike them all!  Dusting is probably one that I don't mind as much as many others.  As a petite woman, I generally hate the chores that cause me to have to drag out a step-stool or other extraneous equipment in order to complete what would normally be a small task.

 

I think folding sheets is a close second...folding anything, really.  What's funny about that is that I don't mind ironing!  I know most people don't do that any more but I'm still "old school" and really prefer nice, crisp clothes, table linens and pillow cases.  A great professional style Rowenta is the secret to getting it done fast!

 

"Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness." ~ Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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"...Is there a household chore you dislike?  I dislike dusting furniture."

Weekly? We dust 2-3 times a year. Actually, DW does it. I have never done it.  I hate painting --- outside, inside, it doesn't matter. 


 


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