NaBloPoWriMo Crow-vember: Day 4

How you can tell its laundry day here. Yes, those are Christmas socks.

How you can tell its laundry day here. Yes, those are Christmas socks.

Day 4 has been quite eventful: At the end of the workday, I went to the dentist for a filling (sadface), but they used plenty of novocaine so I didn’t feel anything. Like, anything. Half my face was numb, so when I smiled or spoke or sipped, that side of my face didn’t move the way it normally does. Drinking water from a glass proved especially interesting. Not only did it feel really weird (I couldn’t feel the glass on half of my face) but I’m sure I looked ridiculous. Actually, I know I looked ridiculous because Crow told me so.

Best smile I could muster.

Best smile I could muster.

I told him there was a pile of laundry to be done and it seemed like he just volunteered to do it. He was not amused. I also pointed out that it’s four days after Halloween and he’s still in his costume, maybe he should take it off so we could wash it. He acted like I was the meanest person ever for even suggesting that. This guy. I suppose I can let him wear it a few more days.

Laundry!

I did make him help me with the laundry, though. I mean, it’s only fair, right? He was super chatty and it made me miss my days working in the UWEC laundry. We used to play the movie game: pick a letter and take turns naming every movie you can think of that starts with that letter, eliminating people when they can’t come up with a response until there’s only one person left. I loved that game. We also would fold sheets in pairs and compete to see which pair could fold the fastest. I still fold my bedding the way our boss directed us to do.*

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Crow was helpful folding, sorting. I mean, sort of. He definitely liked sorting more than folding, but that’s okay because I LOVE TO FOLD CLOTHES! Truly. I hate doing laundry, meaning the sorting, pre-treating, washing, and switching loads over, but give me a warm pile of newly washed clothes and I’m happy as a little clam. Or Crow. Look at him (above). He looks so enthusiastic. All the time.

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Someone passed out because of the folding.

We didn’t make it to trivia, unfortunately. Maybe next week. But in the meantime, we’ll keep busy. Stay tuned…

 

*There was a whole system for folding each type of linen. If memory serves me right, there was even a diagram of each.

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