So, Jientje is here. Â When I invited her to come and visit us, I told her we had a spare room. Â That was the truth. Â What I didn’t tell her was that it had neither bed, nor bedding! Â We keep Amoeba’s many musical instruments in that room. Â So, the music had to move to the living room, and we needed bed and bedding.
You know we’re about to move, so I didn’t want to go decorating this house, only to have whatever we got not “fit” in our next home. Â Also, we didn’t want to buy a bedroom suite just to move it across the ocean. Â We bought an air-bed for Jientje to sleep on. Â It is not just a little mattress on the floor. Â This thing inflates to a full sized bed complete with headboard.
Next I needed to “dress” the bed. Â You all know by now that I am an internet shopper. Â I went to SHOP.COM and checked out bedding sets. Â Here in Hawaii we don’t much need heavy comforters. Â I wanted light, comfortable, lovely sheets and a light blanket to match, and they needed to be attractive enough that no bedspread would be necessary.
I settled on rich, chocolate-colored, satiny-cotton, tuxedo-striped sheets and a matching light-weight knitted cotton blanket. Â I made up the bed and waited anxiously for Jientje’s verdict. Â Thankfully, she declared the bed very comfortable and the sheets, “perfect”.