14 October 2008

Smiling skies

This interesting upside-down rainbow was produced by the late-afternoon sun shining on some high clouds directly over our house. Not something I've ever seen before. I took it as a sign of approval for my morning's activity of helping my daughter tidy up her bedroom. This was a two to three hour task which took all of my archival organisation skills (and a LOT of patience) to complete. Her worldly possessions are now sorted and neatly stacked in boxes or lined up on shelves. For the record, the categories of a 10 year old girl's goods are these:
  • Barbie
  • Books
  • Boxed games
  • Hard toys ('miscellaneous', really)
  • Littlest Pet Shop/Polly Pockets
  • Soft toys and baby doll paraphenalia
  • Tat (possibly the largest category: this ended up in a garbage bag)
Her floor is now visible, though how long this state of affairs will last, I do not know.

I was rewarded with a lovely sunset last night, too.

1 comment:

themanicgardener said...

Tee hee. You're beginning to sound like a Puritan, as in a very early immigrant somewhat south of where you are now, as they had a habit of reading EVERYTHING as a message from God. As one who has also called on every ounce of patience I possessed to get a kid's floor uncovered, I understand the temptation. I must say, though, you did make some lovely selections. May the skies continue to smile on your endeavors.