28 October 2010

Reunited and it feels so fine

Today was the semi-annual Sock Reconciliation Event at Casa de Suebob.

This is the joyous day when all the single socks floating around the place are lined up and carefully matched with their mates.

Results are thus: 16 pair of black socks were rejoined with their mates. One pair of blue socks and two pair of brown were also made whole.

Still unmatched are the not-quite brown rust colored sock that came from God-knows-where, the black sock with the subtle argyle-like pattern that I always think is solid black but only shows after I have put it on and gone to a meeting where I cross my legs, and a really good black spotted Smartwool sock that has remained unmatched for 2 years but is so great of a sock that I cannot betray its trust by tossing out.

Stand by for more exciting updates from Suebob's underwear drawer! Next up: will she ever get rid of those bras with the stretched-out elastic?

7 comments:

Sarahndipitea said...

I challenge you to buy one new bra this month and throw away an old one!

Jesse Luna said...

Phew, thought it was going to be a spooky Halloween post where the sock monster appears...scary stuff. :)

Robin said...

Yep; entirely too exciting!

Shuggilippo said...

Thank heavens for this post. I thought I was the only one with hole-y underpants and unfit brassieres.

Isabella Golightly said...

Mr Golightly has a perpetual pile of unmatched socks. I just bundle mine up & wear 'em as they come out of the drawer. My answer is always, when people tell me that I have odd socks, "No, I have another pair like this at home".

Deidre said...

Love this. I have a collection of unmatched socks that I woefully trot out each laundry cycle, promising to try and find them all "dates." Somehow the undateables keep growing in number. Most of them are white so you'd think I could wear the ones that looks sort of similar together but I'm a little too crazypants for that.

flurrious said...

Are you saying that you don't count your socks as they go in and out of the washer and again in and out of the dryer and upon removing them from the dryer you don't immediately pair them up with their mates? Because I've heard that some people do that. Not me. A friend.

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