When you combine one person (me) with no knowledge of the workings of our household’s machinery, but who also is all about getting organized and another person (My Guy) with that knowledge, who also knows PowerPoint, you have an unstoppable combination.
We’ve only lived here a year, and I could use that an excuse, but after 21 years in our last house I was still fuzzy about where to turn off the outside faucets for the winter. Division of labor does have its negative points.
I always have this underlying fear that some day with a clutch of guests on their way the stove will shut down into some sort of mysterious timing mode or I will have forgotten to twirl some critical dial on the furnace.
Here was a golden opportunity to gather up the various manuals for one notebook and encase photos with notations in protective sleeves and file them in another notebook for ready reference. A Virgo’s hot fantasy.