51 Sussex is a
picturesque setting that provides a summerful of pleasure.
But, if truth be told, it doesn't stay that way by itself!
It depends on all of us getting off our pampered behinds and
doing our part. Here, we are the cabana boys!
In the beginning of
the season, Stephen L and Barry tastefully landscape the
deck and pool areas. It's up to all of us to keep it
going for the season. So here are a few things we
should all take the initiative to do...and, fortunately,
none of them are too taxing:
- Sweep the deck.
- Water the plants.
- Vacuum & skim
- Tidy the place up
If you don't know
how to do any of the things listed above, private lessons
can be arranged!
BEFORE YOU GO...
Make sure the following chores have been taken care of in
- Vacuum the
- Clean the bathroom (Yes,
you'll need rubber gloves).
- Empty the trash.
- Run the
- Wipe off the
- Turn off the air
- Turn off lights
and ceiling fan.
- Turn off pool
- Leave the parking
- Lock the doors.
To help us remember,
a handy reminder checklist is posted on the refrigerators of
Now here's a thought:
leave the house just a little bit cleaner than the way you
found it (it will certainly be clean when you arrive).
Your housemates coming in after you will be thrilled that
everything is not only in order, but that it looks so
inviting. You will earn extra brownie points for this!
If kindness to those that follow is not a motivator for you,
perhaps you should ask a senior house member to recount the
Legend of Biela Mae.