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For years the older people in my life have been warning me about how age affects the mind.
Crap... turns out they were right.
Here I am, just a few months past the big 3-0 and this week alone I've lost my T4 slip (Tax info), the Candy Girl yarn I'm making the heart socks with and my Hansi Singh creature book (and I really want to make some more Nessies!). And I still can't find ANY of them!
I've torn the house apart, moved furniture, asked the cats (who are no help at all!) I suspect Nargles are behind it - but that's probably just because I've been working my way through the Harry Potter series again.
There is only one place I haven't looked - my catastrophe of a studio. I don't remember having any of them in there, but if they aren't anywhere else...
I have the day off. I'm going to tackle the studio. I'm going to crank some Jethro Tull then I'm going to organize the beads, tidy the yarn, shred the documents, put books on the shelves... and maybe, hopefully, possibly I might find my lost items.
What are the cats going to do today?
I'd join them, but as you can see there is no room left on the couch. And I have too much to do anyway....
I have found the Candy Girl yarn! It was in my Knitting Basket - go figure!
I have also found:
$13 in Canadian Tire Money (for my out-of-country readers, Canadian Tire is a hardware chain that offers a percentage of your purchase back in store money redeemable in merchandise - considering I only get about 5 - 15 cents back each purchase $13 is quite the haul!);
A Saarjtes bootie I made for my niece two Christmases ago and lost. I tucked the other one away somewhere in case I ever found the lost one but now I don't know where it's tucked away - so maybe this is the one that wasn't lost in the first place...;
My blue old tape measure. I had another one so it wasn't a big deal, but the blue one was one of Tux's favourite toys;
About a squillion hair elastics. Why is it I could never find them when my hair was long and I need them???;
The Valentines day card I bought for Dave a month in advance. Of course I couldn't remember where I put it, so I had to go buy another one the day before;
Still MIA are my T4 slip and the Hansi Singh book. The T4 isn't a big deal because work is already in the process of issuing me a new one. The book however.... well I guess I'll keep looking...