New Castle News
NEW CASTLE —
There was something I forgot to ask Santa for this Christmas. It will just have to wait until next year.
I really needed a dust rag.
The computer room is off limits to the housekeeper, so it doesn't get much attention.
If there is going to be any dusting in there, I have to do it. I just don't have a dust rag.
The cleaning lady has her own supply of rags, but doesn't care to share them with me.
I think she has them specially marked for each household chore.
I prefer to have a rag nearby, so when the mood strikes, I just pick up the cloth and dust.
If I have to get up and search for a rag, by the time I find one, the mood has left me.
I need a rag at every location I sit. That would cut most of the dusting chore in half.
My motto is, "No raggy, no dusty."
I know what you ladies are thinking. You feel rags sitting around on the furniture would be unsightly.
That's probably why Santa didn't bring me a case.
What I need are those reddish-orange rags that mechanics carry with them in their pockets.
It would give the impression to guests that I have been doing something mechanical, like working on cars, instead of dusting.
Before my wife retired, I did most of the housework.
Now that she is home all of the time, and we can't agree on what furniture polish to use, I let her handle it all, except the computer room.
Facebook friend Tom Trodden had a suggestion that I use a lot of doilies in the room.
Doing that, and using my leaf blower, should take care of all my dusting problems until I get my rags.
No ladies, I am not for hire.