March Races

March started with rumors that COVID-19 was going to start shutting things down. For some reason I didn’t really think that it would affect the small races we had signed up for this month. I mean, it’s just me and Kyla, and sometimes Andrea, running together. Everyone else is definitely social distancing way way far in front of us.

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Broom Closet

I had already altered the floor plan to create a larger entryway with a nice big coat closet for guests (and lets be honest, Bella) so it seemed even more unnecessary. I was just about to have them erase the small closet when I realized that nowhere, in our giant brand new home, had I planned for a place to keep the larger cleaning gadgets. And so, the little coat closet was turned into a broom closet.

Of course this broom closet required some elfa designing and planning. I needed it to keep the broom, the vacuum, the swiffer, a steam mop, a step ladder (we are a short people), a bucket, as well as parts and pieces for the above mentioned gadgets, other cleaning supplies, and paper towels.

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The Running Crazies Never Really Go Away

Back in October when I finally had to stop pretending that I was still 29, I started kicking around this idea that maybe I would do 20 things in 2020. Just to change things up for the coming decade. The solidification of said idea was when I was freezing my butt off – inappropriately dressed for a winter race as per usual – running the Turkey Day 5k, I thought to myself, “I should do this more often”.

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Kitchen Drawer Organization

I love drawer organizers. You need to understand how much I love drawer organizers. But the people who make them have a very weird idea about the specific sizes that drawers come in… and they are wrong. There are certain kinds of drawer organizers I like, and certain kinds of drawer organizers that fit the utensils we have, and making all of those things intersect into the perfect fit so that nothing is sliding around in the drawer every time you open it is a complicated and frustrating process. #FirstWorldProblems

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