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Some days I spend more time fussing with details than paying attention to the "whole picture". I guess that's the curse of being a detail-oriented person. Maybe I became that kind of person when I was in nursing school. We were taught to leave no task undone and no detail unrecorded in patients' charts. Actually, that was drilled into us. While that's a good and necessary thing in nursing, it causes me grief in my private life. I'm working on the house to have it company-ready for the holidays and one would think I'd be concerned about unpacking the rest of my moving boxes or cleaning floors and dusting shelves. Those things are important to me but I haven't been working on floors or shelves as much as tweaking insignificant details of the display in the Hoosier cabinet. I'm not sure why that matters so much to me, but it does. Arranging the gingerbread items is fun and gives me joy. At least that's how I justify spending so much time doing it. I'm finally finished with it (I think) and I'm going to move on to the next thing over which I can obsess. Note the beautiful rag rug heart on the floor in front of the Hoosier. My dear friend Deanna gave that to me as one of my "countdown to Christmas" presents. We do this gift exchange almost every year and it's so much fun. How did she know I needed a rug for that very spot? Merry Tweaking!