Re: [gardeners] Heat getting to Liz?

George Shirley (
Mon, 29 Jun 1998 15:58:35

At 09:33 AM 6/29/98 +0000, you wrote:
>Catharine Vinson <> wrote:
>> All this talk of painting floors worries me. Next thing you know Liz will 
>> be moping, waxing, dusting, polishing and buffing.
>> Liz, just because you aren't doing a lot of gardening this season is 
>> absolutely NO excuse to start cleaning the house <shudder>.
>Okay, lemme explain.  You remember the last time my sisters visited 
>and I had this whole foul odor in the guestroom problem.  I put them 
>in the TV room and took the carpet our of the guestroom.  That left 
>paint spattered linoleum on the floor, one wall of the bedroom with a 
>wall finished (deliberately) in rough, 4" wide wood "facing" planks 
>and three walls in white.  The paint spattered linoleum is light 
>brown - dark beige with dark brown and white streaks.  It's also 
>spattered with white and green paint.  
>I want the room to look presentable and be mostly dog proof while not 
>spending a lot of money.  I figure I can paint the floor and seal it 
>with something, hang tab-top denim drapes, put a couple of Pier One 
>rattan cube tables in as nightstands, some colorful throw rugs from 
>Pier One (they have some nifty stuff and, as a stockholder, I suggest 
>that you all go check them out).  That way all our friends can have a 
>decent room to stay in when they visit and if their doggies have an 
>accident it's not a big deal.  Since it's the coolest room in the 
>house I have an idea that our son-to-be will want to hang out there.
Whoa, did I miss something here? What son-to-be? You getting a new cat?