The tidiest basement ever
The Rock County 4-H Fair office staff has kindly given me a little work space in the basement of the fair office.
Yeah, I didn't know there was a basement either.
It's nice down here. I can eat apples in peace and flail away at the keyboard, as reporter Cathy Idzerda always says.
I'm pretty sure this basement is where plastic storage bins were invented. Imagine your mom's basement (if you have a crafty and really, really organized mom) times 1,000.
Long folding tables hold box upon box of trophies in perfect, shining rows. This year's ribbons are organized by the day of the show. Shelves hold cleaning supplies, staples, label makers, potting soil, plastic Hawaiian leis, masking tape and two gallons of udder wash.
If I could, I would give this basement a blue ribbon in both variety and organization.
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