No, this is not dominoes. One of my all time favorite quilt patterns is the tumbling block. I like to refer to it when I can. It’s my blog; I can do what I want with it.
Because he was experiencing repetitive motion pains in his wrists, I wanted to change out Rick’s desk with one that had a keyboard tray. His current desk (two cabinets and a piece of countertop) was too high and not conducive to actual work. Not that he does any real work at his desk. It’s that gaming stuff taking its toll. That was the start of the first tumble.
Rich found a free desk on Craigslist. We picked up the desk, but Rick and his friends had to get it into the house. Thanks to Diane K. for the really nice keyboard tray. It works like a charm.
Now the room was too crowded with the loft bed in it. Okay, we could take down the bed and get a real mattress and box spring set. The We here was the royal We. Rick was going to be responsible for getting the bed apart and put into the attic of the garage.
Yesterday, Rick finally took the loft bed apart. He had it done by the time we got home from work. However, it was lying all over the living room. So before dinner, that bed had to go to the garage. Rick got out the ladder and made the multiple trips up and down. Wow, all of this without complaining!
His room has a distinct echo now. It would be a good time to ask him to pull things from the walls and do a little spring cleaning. It’s been a while since that room has been completely cleaned. One more thing for him to do on his spring break.
Today, I think we’ll go over and buy a real bed again. With the loft, he could only have a mattress and that single mattress has gotten pretty old. My thought is a double bed for that room. Big enough for him, but not so big as to take up the entire room. Maybe the cost won’t be as bad either.
So we went from needing a desk to taking down the loft to needing a new bed. Wait, I bet I’m missing something else in here. I’m sure there will be something else that I need to buy before this all over. I know, sheets for the new bed. Maybe a new comforter and pillows. I hear cash registers in my future yet. I won’t get away from this without some money spent.
When the blocks start to tumble, it’s kind of hard to hold them back.