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Hurricane Claus

July 9th, 2014

Claus just went on a trip for nearly three weeks. I was a single mother. In this time I started my job at KHON2.

What's more important, I feel, is to say that in this time I was able to keep the house REALLY CLEAN, work a full time job, and still take care of Olivia.

I can bring home the bacon, fry it up in a pan, and never let this house look like it was cleaned by my man.

I can bring home the bacon, fry it up in a pan, and never let my house look like it was cleaned by my man.

There were actually days when I came home from work and thought, "This house looks really good." That doesn't happen often - believe me. But it did during his trip!

The week he returned, the house fell to pot. He was jet lagged, I was dragging myself around because the accumulated fatigue of the schedule change was kicking my behind, and nobody was asking Olivia to pick up after herself and/or picking up after her.

The first day off I had, I spent two hours cleaning! I think this definitely settles this battle of the sexes, because for over a decade he's been insisting that I'm the messy one.

Men! We will have to revisit this accusation!

3 Responses to “Hurricane Claus”

  1. kuunakanaka:

    aloha Diane:

    when my wife and i were DINKs (with two K9s), we cleaned the house every week. and now that we are blessed with two beautiful children our house is cleaned, as necessary.

  2. Chicken Grease:

    Uh. Whenever have women on our mind, we're less inclined to keep the house clean.

    What? Don't you read Greek mythology? 'Tis a curse I says. 😉

  3. rayboyjr:

    Hey Diane: ... I tend to agree ... we men are the messier ones ... but I know a few women who don't follow that trend ...

    ... but I have to argue ... women usually have way, way, way, way, way more stuff than men do ...

    ... us men are messy because we just can't find any room to put our stuff!!! ... haha!!! ...

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