Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Wouldn't you think

that a drawer that looks like this




would contain at least one paper clip?

Sushi menu, safety goggles, golf balls & tees, two sets of allen keys, numerous screwdriver and drill bits, spackle, used and new batteries, camera film (I've had a digital camera for five years), elastic bands, crazy glue and a sanding block: all present and correct. Paper clips, nope.

Oh well, at least the taxes are done, even if I can't assemble and mail the filing package just yet.

9 comments:

  1. Why don't you spackle it together?

    I filed electronically, because with a T2202 (tuition form) you can do that for free.

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  2. I think using spackle would automatically trigger an audit!

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  3. er ... what's spackle? Is it a breakfast cereal?

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  4. PolyFilla.

    I may have been away from home too long.

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  5. I think we all have at least one drawer like that. My favourite is when I am looking for something and come across a chocolate bar that got stored in there for some reason. Bonus! Doesn't help the project, but makes me happy anyway.

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  6. That's never happened to me before, but I do love it when I switch back to my winter coat in the autumn and find a $20 note in there.

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  7. I actually posted a blog about "junk" spaces when I first started blogging and couldn't find something I was looking for. Though the drawer had several random items you could never actually need, something useful (a lighter I think) was no where to be found... I did find a small blow-torch thing for caramelizing sugar though. Something I hadn't used since I gave up my domestic nature and returned to school, yet it somehow still made the trip to PA!!

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  8. I bet there is a paperclip in the drawer, but you will only find it (a) when you don't need it or (b) when you move.

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  9. SB, I'll have to go and look up that post!

    MXX, very true. I should go and look now that I don't need one...

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