He also made big progress in cleaning up the yard on the side of the house. Oh yeah, he picked up dog poo in the back yard. He has NEVER done this without being asked... not once... and we have had the dogs for a year now. After it got dark, he helped me finish a few crafts that I needed to get done for a baby shower I am planning and then even emptied the litter box without complaining. That was just yesterday, all weekend he was doing little things around the house and helping me out.
I write this down not to brag but to remind myself that as frustrated as I do get sometimes, he does try so hard. Its just not always on my timing. I'm one of those people that always wants everything done "now now now" and he is a "eh, whenever" type. This combined with me being
In the past 2 years I have calmed down a lot (no more staying up till 2 or 3 AM to make sure the house is perfect before I go to bed), and he has stepped up a lot (ie the whole first part of this email). Hopefully as more time goes by we will come to meet in the middle at a place that makes us both happy, or at least just me cause thats all that matters. Just kidding:)
In the meantime here is my lovely yard:
Oh man I crack myself up! Okay, give me a break, its Monday! Seriously though, I need to remember to take pictures before it gets all messed up when we redo the fence next month....