Thanks @Darcy@Faith-and-Hope Appreciate it. Snd So impressed with all you've done too @Sophie1@Adge Home maintenance is never ending. I've 'run a ground' today (shipwreck lol), but will try again tomorrow. Take care 💜
I wasn't as productive as I was hoping to be at my parents' house, due to coming down with a cold. That also meant I only visited them on the first day there, as I was very obviously unwell by the next day. Not wise taking contagious diseases into an aged care home... hopefully no-one picked it up off me that first day.
But as I was there with my sister, she was able to get quite a bit done, with me briefly "reviewing" her decisions afterwards. We've decided we're not going to try to have a garage sale. Neither of us have the energy to organise it, and it's all taking too long. There's no room to move when everything ends up staying in the house until-whenever. So that frees us up to donate stuff to the op shops instead. A bunch of books and magazines, some bric-a-brac and some clothing are now gone. Hope someone else gives them a good home. We're putting aside a few things that may be worth selling on or passing on to particular groups. I'm keeping aside the best of the books to see if a second hand bookshop will take them, ditto the better quality bric-a-brac, which we'll present to one of the local antiqueries. I'll take some of the garden books along to our garden club meetings, and I'm going to see if I can pass on craft materials to our church's and some other craft groups. Anything they don't want, maybe the local kinder might take it? But then of course there were the things we both wanted to keep that have "followed us home"... so once I'm feeling better, hopefully I can properly pack those away, and find a few things of our own to rehome. Really really need to make some space here to bring back the big things.
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