Erica Lucke Dean

"Making the world a better place, one book at a time."

who is “Craig” anyway?

I don’t know what’s wrong with the last minute…it has always worked for me.  I got through many years of school by waiting until the last minute to start a project, or study for a test.  

But, don’t tell my kids I said that.

So when I got the word that my new sofa is being delivered tomorrow, I knew it was time to list the old sofa on craigslist. 

I suppose, just maybe, I was overly ambitious with my expectations.  When I listed my refrigerator, it was sold within the hour—in fact, I had a line of people waiting to buy it—so of course I expected the sofa to be sold before dinner.

I did get a few inquiries before bed…but hardly the cavalcade of buyers, blowing up my email and trying to be the first to take the sofa off my hands.  That was what I imagined.  It wasn’t how it went down.  I suppose not everyone is searching for furniture on a cold Tuesday night. 

If it isn’t sold by the weekend, I may have to have a garage sale.  Not what I wanted to do on the weekend…even if I have no shortage of things to sell since moving.  I suppose it would be a good idea.  I don’t know how I still have so much stuff.  I guess this is what happens when you “down size”. 

In other good news…

I hate the yellow mirror I painted last night.  It is too brightly colored for the muted color scheme I so meticulously created.  Lucky for me I only bought a $3 sample container of yellow paint.  I can paint it over with the pretty white/gray trim color.  I have plenty of that. 

I’d better get moving…I have a new sofa to rearrange for!

Until the next time…I’ll be waiting for Craig to sell my sofa!

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