Bill Roper (billroper) wrote,
Bill Roper

Garbage Day

Absent the recently dismissed cleaning ladies, garbage day means that I need to collect all of the trash upstairs and bring it downstairs for disposal. Since I was doing that, I asked Katie to take out the recycling, which was rather light this week. This was a bit more of an adventure than I had anticipated, given that the upstairs recycling had already been collected into a single bin.

First, the bin went downstairs, but not into the bin outdoors for disposal.

Then, upon request, she returned downstairs and emptied the little bin into the outdoors bin.

This did not solve the problem of the downstairs recycling, nor did the second, or even the third request.

While all this was going on, I decided that we should do a sweeparound and collect all of the assorted dirt, dog hair, and debris from the floor for disposal, since we were not having any luck getting the last of the recycling out.

It was somewhere around the fourth request when the recycling was removed from the downstairs and deposited in the outdoor bin. Satisfied, I rolled that bin to the curb.

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