NaPoWriMo 2019: Day 9

Today’s prompt: “write your own Sei Shonagon-style list of ‘things.'” (

Things that Make a Home

Home is where the heart is

Replace deadbolts and door knobs
Redo baseboards and window trim:
Cut, stain, install
All brand new custom fit
Strip and refinish doors
More paint
Hardwood floors: strip, sand

Sump pump
vent fan
Insulate water lines

Home is where you make it

Replace light switches, outlets
New ceiling fans
Custom built breakfast nook
Storage bench
Custom built-in closet organizers
Comfy window seat

Caulk, regrout tile
New shower cartridge
Magic Eraser is a god-send

Home is where you want it to be

Cut up sod, create garden
Install fence: post hole auger, concrete
(Heaviest 50 pound bags you’ll ever lift)
Tree removal
Plant trees
More landscaping

Lawn mower spark plugs
Clean the carburetor
Replace garage door springs
Custom built workbench
Custom storage solutions
New snow shovel

Gonna build a garden shed soon

Barbecue grill
Porch swing
Dining on the deck

Home is where you are

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