Friday, March 28, 2008

Ode To Spring Cleaning

March bustles in on windy feet
And sweeps my doorstep and my street.
She washes and cleans with pounding rains,
Scrubbing the earth of winter stains.
She shakes the grime from carpet green
Till naught but fresh new blades are seen.
Then, house in order, all neat as a pin,
She ushers gentle springtime in.

In the spirit of the season our home is closed today for Spring Cleaning! Most of the rooms are empty. Carpet cleaners will arrive later today. It's a perfect time to clear the clutter, displace the dust, clean the corners and fine-tune the furnishings. There's no way to avoid it! And I'll be glad I did!

Poem: "Spring Cleaning" by Susan Reiner

12 comments:

  1. Oh dear, now I feel guilty, Adrienne. Here I sit enjoying your blog as the dust bunnies gather at my feet ;-) Hope you had a blessed Easter!

    Hugs,
    Lallee

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  2. We're up to our eyeballs in pollen here. Happy cleaning to you!:)

    Blessings,
    Mrs. C

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  3. Would you care to travel to Florida to do some more Spring cleaning? :)

    P.S. When you're open for business again . . . TAG! You're it!

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  4. Hi Adrienne,
    Loved the poem! I will need to do some spring cleaning after I get done with all of my fluffing, painting, rearranging...etc - lol...
    Hugs,
    Penny

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  5. HAPPY CLEANING, DEAR FRIEND....
    I have been doing this all week...closets, dining room, living room...now I need to do OTHER closets, my laundry closet, and, "fear striking my heart here", the grout in my bathrooms and kitchen. I HATE CLEANING GROUT....I HATE G.R.O.U.T., PERIOD!
    hugs, bj

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  6. Happy Cleaning my friend!
    Hugs,
    Rose

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  7. My cleaning is going to have to wait until I finish redecorating, re-arranging, and painting..

    Hugs,
    Penny

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  8. Girl my cleaning has just began. Goodluck and don't work to hard!

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  9. I've got to do all that too. I'm not sure that spring is really here yet though. Snow is falling as I type this ~

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  10. I start my spring cleaning after the new year but often it takes me until the end of summer to have it all finished. I just plod and do a bit each week.

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  11. Yes, tons of yellow pollen everywhere! We have to wait till all that's over before we really start on spring cleaning especially the carpets. Happy Spring Cleaning to you!
    Manuela

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  12. I need to "close for cleaning!" I did work on my closet a little over the weekend, moved my "winter clothes" to the guest room closet!

    Katherine

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