"Dave Smith" <[email protected]> wrote in message
news:49443895$0$5533$[email protected] ...
> We are moving into high gear getting ready the kid to come home for
> Christmas and for holiday guests. I started earlier this week with a
> major kitchen clean-up, including the oven, a massive clean-up of my
> basement. Since I was going to have to make a trip to the dump anyway I
> leaned out my bedroom closet and some drawers. Today I tackled the family
> room, especially my little computer corner. I threw out boxes and boxes
> of old floppy disks, old application manuals, printer ribbons, expansion
> boards etc.
> I went out and bought a nice Christmas tree and set it up. Then I tackled
> some baking. I made a batch of brownies and some chocolate chip cookies.
> While they were baking I decorated the tree.
> So now I have 8 loaves of fruit cake and a batch of brownies for the
> holidays. Over the next few days I plan to make some mince meat tarts and
> some shortbread. I am thinking of doing the Scottish shortbread that I
> did last year. I liked that stuff.
People like you are why people like me go on a killing rampage around this
time of year..........all I can think of is the old SNL 'commercial' about
how Mom can do this, and this, and this, and this......and the question is
asked 'and how do you think she does it? She takes speed!' I have so much
crap to get done and all I end up doing is chasing my tail. Feh in your