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16 Jul 2006

Taming the Beast.

Written by sally @ 9:16 pm — Section: sally

Today Larry officially got fed up with the status of our closet, which had reached crisis mode. The pile of shoes at the bottom was so big you had to anchor your hand on the doorframe, then swing in in order to get any actual, you know, clothes, because there was no stepping inside the beast.

So he built some shelves and moved some clothes rods thingies and these pictures are not great and do not do Larry’s handiwork justice, but you can sort of get the idea:

My side:


Those orange things are slippers, I swear.

Larry’s side, which I have already usurped a little bit:

4 Responses to “Taming the Beast.”

  1. e said:

    Why does it appear that Larry has more shoe-storage than you? This seems to defy what I thought I knew about male:female relations.

  2. sally said:

    It only appears that way. There’s another shoe shelf on my side, and then I’m using half of the shoe shelves on his side. Oh yes: I have way more shoes than Larry. There is a whole area he designed especially for my “bad shoes you never wear.” Although I sort of object to the phrase “bad shoes.”

  3. Liz said:

    Oh, I miss having big closets.

  4. sally said:

    Our house is old, so there’s not a TON of closet space, but I’m guessing it’s more than the typical NY apartment. And now you can actually go in, close the door, and change clothes without a panic attack. Pete enjoys the shelves as well.