Monday, February 16, 2009

Dump Day 2009

Our annual Dump Day celebration began at 10:00 am this morning. We cleaned out the garage and various items of junk throughout the house and then loaded them all into the back of a U-Haul.  Here's a picture...

You might be able to make out the following items:  A large, inflatable pool (in my view, this is a disposable item; very few things are a bigger pain to take down and store every year than an inflatable pool), some old wooden lap trays, and various items of clothing. Also, you can probably see the book "The Coming Evangelical Crisis," originally released in 1997.  Well, I think the Evangelical crisis has already come, so I decided not to keep the book around.

After lunch, one of my daughters and I headed off to the dump in Ferndale.  It took us about 20 minutes to unload it all.  And then we went to pay and discovered we had unloaded 860 POUNDS of junk! Now the garage is nice again and we can begin preparing for Dump Day 2010.  We're going to end the day by going out for pizza with a family in our church.

3 comments:

Marmee said...

Maybe we can bring back a pizza box from Round Table and begin piling up more junk that we don't need in the garage, you know, just so we don't mistake our now clean garage for someone else's garage. It could happen.

I hope that tonight's episode of 24 is enough for you to look forward to tonight, since our annual dump run is over for the year and I know how let down you get after this day.

Al said...

I could hardly work today in anticipation of reading about how "Dump Day 2009" went. Glad to hear it was a rousing success! (I need to get a life...)

Marmee said...

Next time, Al, we will invite you to Dump Day. And for extra fun, we'll let you sweep the dead bug carcasses off the corners of the floor. We usually wrastle for that job, winner gets the corners.