Where is that darn magnet?

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I just published a troiku (4 haikus piggy backing on one another) here in describing my daily thoughts and that inspired me to write a bit more, so I looked up Linda G Hill’s Saturday prompt of Stream of Consciousness and I decided to free flow write now before turning in and will post Saturday…

There are so many deliveries these past months that I cannot keep up with cutting up boxes to put out for recycling. My guest room is part library, part Kali’s room (my beautiful black cat) and where I have a make shift pantry where I put non perishable food that I don’t FEEL like WASHING the containers so it sits there for at least a week. It is enough that I wash anything new that comes in the house…I have become the twin sister of Detective Monk. I think the world has turned to Monk [chuckles]

I have received a few Christmas cards but yesterday I did receive a beautiful “first time ever” family Christmas portrait/card…homemade of course but still. My son, his beautiful wife and baby Lara sitting on mama’s knees. Well, let me tell you, I made room right at the centre of my fridge door and placed the magnets properly to ensure it does not fall. Then I notice a few picture needed shifting a bit to the left and others a bit to the right and then I heard one of the tiny round magnets fall to the floor. I got on my knees…and lordy lordy, getting on my knees hurts even more now that I have added more pandemic weight but search under the fridge, under the stove…the sink…nada! I sure hope it went far far so Kali does not try to swallow it. Of course I know her, she would just play with it like a hockey puck or soccer ball. If any cat could join a sports team, it would be Kali. She just moves those two front paws at such speed and finesse too!

So now that I have written this, I feel a bit guilty and worried and will pull the fridge and stove to find that darn magnet.

© Cheryl-Lynn

Written for The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS (Stream of Consciousness Saturday) Dec. 19/20

4 thoughts on “Where is that darn magnet?”

  1. Now you have me laughing a bit as I so identify with the ‘missing’ item. I have wooden ‘yard sticks’ that work well for reaching under stoves and refrigerators. Works under all sorts of things to avoid my getting in a downward dog position or even worse lying flat on the floor. The getting down is not so bad, it is the getting back up where the real show begins.

    Wishing you luck as you search for the missing magnet. It may have self attached to the bottom of the fridge!

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    1. Haha, I did lay on the floor and did not see, I pulled the stove and fridge away from the wall and the Tupperware monster must have eaten it. lol Getting up is VERY hard especially after 9 months isolating, I have gained weight. And although the extra cushion always protects my falls on icy sidewalks but my knees beg to differ

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  2. Dropping stuff by or under the fridge is the absolute worst! And now that kneeling on hardwoods hurts like the devil I almost always just write it off. 😉

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