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Friday, 22 April 2011
Fight for a Flight of Stairs
We need a new staircase. Ours is carpeted - nasty and worn carpet. I hate vacuuming and Archie is a shedder so it needs to be vacuumed every day. It needs doing every day, it doesn't get done every day. I would like to have wood but I am met with much resistance - too loud, too cold, too slippery.
I am submitting pictures to my family for them to choose something , my husband is such a traditionalist, here are a few I know he will veto.
I know the boys would like this one.
I wouldn't feel right about cutting old-growth trees so that I could have this one but it sure is impressive. Kind of large, though, for our little house.
No more cocktails for me if we install this. Can't have that!
I'd never make it to the top with this one - take a step - stop and read, take another step stop and read.
We could recycle the boys skateboards.
We could get rid of our dressers if we went with this one, but I NEVER close drawers or cupboards so chances are good that I would end up in the sock drawer .
I think this is the one we will go with. Pretty plain just like us!
I wonder if, like the hedge, it will take three years to get done.
This is not a picture of my husband trimming the hedge - but it's similar.