Day: July 23, 2012

The Problem with Vacuuming in the Nude

Evidently my grandmother used to vacuum in the nude.  I won’t tell you how I came across this little tidbit of information but I will tell you this: it’s genetic. It all started a few Saturday mornings ago when I woke up and realized that if I did not get out bed that very minute and vacuum the house before heading to Manhattan for the day, my parent’s would probably disown me (and seeing as my parents are also my landlords, I’d end up being not only disowned but also homeless). So I got out of bed, and as it’s too hot to sleep in anything more than a pair of underwear this time of year, I threw on my robe and got to work. But my robe is rather thick.  Like hotel-quality thick, with long sleeves and a navy terry cloth belt.  By the time I’d finished the first two floors, I was beginning to… you know… sweat.  I realized I had a choice: I could stop vacuuming, take a shower and change into …