A perfect summer day is when the

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.  ~James Dent

There was no need to do any

There was no need to do any housework at all.  After the first four years the dirt doesn’t get any worse.  ~Quentin Crisp, The Naked Civil Servant, 1968

When it comes to housework the one

When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin.  Or maybe I mean why.  ~Katharine Whitehorn, "Nought for Homework," Roundabout, 1962

I am thankful for a lawn that

I am thankful for a lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning and gutters that need fixing because it means I have a home…. I am thankful for the piles of laundry and ironing because it means my loved ones are nearby.  ~Nancie J. Carmody

The only really good place to buy

The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished and put inside boxes.  ~Dave Barry

This is a honeydew day that when

This is a honeydew day.  That is when you get a day off and the wife says, "Honey, do this," and "Honey, do that" around the house.  ~Jim LemonCG

Three fourths of the earths surface is water

Three-fourths of the Earth’s surface is water, and one-fourth is land.  It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn.  ~Chuck Clark

Cleaning your house while kids are still

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.  ~Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller’s Housekeeping Hints, 1966

Few tasks are more like the torture

Few tasks are more like the torture of Sisyphus than housework, with its endless repetition:  the clean becomes soiled, the soiled is made clean, over and over, day after day.  ~Simone de Beauvoir