The Busy Bean

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Ready, Set, Go!

Months and months after deciding to paint my piano, this is how it sits today.


Still the same. Oh, I bought the paint and lacquer eons ago as well, but it’s all been sitting around waiting.

Waiting for what? Thanks for asking. Waiting for a key. See, the top was locked, and my aunt couldn’t find the key. I called around, since it’s just one of those little ones with a number on it, thinking I could buy a new one. Well, nobody would just sell me a key, since it’s the same kind as those filing cabinet keys. I could be trying to break into my cubicle neighbor’s cabinet at work and steal the cup o soup in her drawer for lunch. I would have to pay a fortune for a locksmith to come to my house, look at the piano and the number on the key and hand me a $2 key.

Preparing for Controversy

I have a big decision to make, and I know that people will have very different opinions on the matter.  So here goes:

This came home to live at our house today

What’s For Dinner?

I find myself asking that a lot. It’s not that I don’t cook – I love to cook. It’s that I never plan ahead. I find myself staring into the pantry (which is actually full of food) thinking that I don’t have anything to make for dinner. Maybe it’s because I start staring into the pantry at about 5:30 every night (or 7:00). At that point, my creative mind is gone.