Okay, so because I'm a teacher and I teach in two places, by the spring of the year, my bedroom and especially my closet tend to show the effects of a busy school year. By "effects" I mean a cluttered, heaped disaster. Every year, I have the best of intentions that it will not become out-of-control, and every April I look around and realize that once again it has happened. That means that one project that occurs every summer is a massive closet clean-out and bedroom reorganization. Except for the past two summers. Two summers ago, my nephew came to stay with us, and last year I had a brainstorm for a crafting business and we took a camping trip. That means that this year the closet was really, really bad! Yes, I had stuff on the floor. Yes, I had old clothes that no longer fit. Yes, yes, and yes... it was bad. So today, The Great Closet Purge happened.
Hunter: Hey, Jack, did you notice that Mom seemed a bit grumpy today?
Jack: Yeah, I noticed that.
Hunter: She keeps yelling at us.
Jack: Humph, all we're trying to do is help her haul all those clothes out of the closet.
Hunter: Yeah, and she's tripped over me at least 17 times.
Jack: I think it's kinda funny when she flips over you and that armful of clothes goes flying.
Hunter: Some people just have no sense of humor. She looks like Charlie Brown trying to kick the football when she does that.
Jack: Shhhh... here she comes to see what we're up to......
This is a ginormous mountain of clothing. The light in the background is coming from a now empty walk-in closet.
Several hours of action-packed bagging, sorting, and organizing fun in 100% humidity and we have a clean closet! Happiness is a clean closet! Next year I swear I won't let it get that bad again...