Thursday, 21 January 2016

High achiever


I have:

 cleaned the juicer
emptied the dishwasher
cleaned the coffee machine
thawed out the bird bath
changed the sheets
put on a wash
made some toast
emptied the wastepaper basket
folded the laundry
defrosted some mince pies
made some bread
emptied the compost bin
swept the floor
emptied the recycling bin
emailed a bloggy friend
washed my hair
selected some beachcombing photos






written this post.

Marvellous what you can achieve
when you have a tax return to do.







20 comments:

  1. Thank God my husband does the taxes, it would take me all year and we have to do them quarterly. Like your beachy pictures.

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  2. Oh crikey – thank you for reminding me!

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  3. Haha ..... now buckle down and get on with it. But thanks for taking the time to show those photos there is a marvelous clarity about them. Isn't it sad to find so much plastic on the beach ... even if it is quite charming in it's own way :-(

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  4. Precisely ! Procrastination IS a force for good .

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  5. Oooh yes! Maybe we should say thank you to the tax people.

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  6. It`s that time of year again...... Otherwise that sounds a very productive day!

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  7. And I was thinking you were filled with post-Kondo energy.

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  8. Oh that has made me chuckle. One of the nice things about not earning any money is not having any tax returns to do.

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  9. I just heard an NPR story about how procrastinators come up with much better and more creative ideas (though with taxes, getting too creative might lead to trouble!)

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  10. So familiar! I'm sitting reading blogs for just the same reason.Love the photos.

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  11. I'm just here to complacently remark that mine have been done since October.

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  12. Displacement activity...............it's the best!

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  13. I know exactly what you mean, I need a lie down once I've completed mine.

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  14. Ah the fine art of procrastination - I know it well. I am thankful that I have never had to prepare a tax return.

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  15. I'm dreading the day when I have to do a tax return.
    When the going gets tough around here (as in, when the three-year-old is destroying the last of my sanity) I go into the kitchen and bake. His dad has started doing the same thing at the weekend. We're never short of cake.

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  16. Love the twist at the end of this post! Well done, putting your procrastination to very good use.

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  17. Just buckle down to it, Lucille, because anything has to be better than cleaning the juicer.....

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  18. Oh yes, nothing quite like a good bit of displacement activity for rushing through all those other things that suddenly feel attractive, important, and even urgent!
    Hope you're well on top of the return by now.

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  19. First visit to your blog - first post read - laughed out loud!!!

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