The battle to paint the downstairs rages on!
And you're just dying to know who's winning, aren't you?
Come along with me, and bring a scorepad.
Young men I paid to do the job in January: 2.
Number of colors we're working with: 5.
Magnetic door primer, coat number 472.
Tape up the room again to start over, incident 38.
Drips on my brand new floors in spite of drop cloths: 13,694.
Tight spaces worked with despite the fact that furniture moves: 42.
Feline Overlords who succumbed to paint fumes: 1.
Feline Overlords found to be faking it to get attention: 1.
Vintage molding scraped and sanded to salvage it (in feet): 8.
Vintage molding scraped and sanded to salvage it (in feet, perceived): 5280.
Lizards harmed: 0.
Husbands displaced to an outdoor patio with laptop: 1.
Feline Overlords joining him: 1.
Weeds pulled while out there, 0.
Redheaded homeowner: nothin'.