Remember the phone table?
We had a similar one growing up except, if memory serves, it had metal legs and a dark olive green lino upholstered cushion. Ahh, the good ol phone table.
Ours was positioned right outside the bathroom so lengthy phone calls were at the peril of regular toilet visits by other members of the household (Dad was the worst offender! Pee yeew!). And the olden days meant no cordless phone to wonder off to have secret pubescent girl conversations ("Oh no way! Donnie is the best, Joey is such a little boy" NKOTB fans would know what I am talking about, but you probably liked Jordan!). Back before texting, facebook and email! Two of my friends had fax machines because of their parents' businesses and would fax eachother- I felt so out of the loop . . . but I digress.
I have been feeling very poorly of late, battling yet another day care germ special. Pah. But using my onion trick, and night time cough remedy we seem to be getting through it without chest infections and antibiotics.
So feeling like I did this morning, I didn't really feel like checking out Vinnies or Salvos like I usually do after Wednesday kindy drop off. . . but I did. And this is what I found. I thought it would be good for the boys for when I am trying to shod them before they head out the door. Good height as Dean can't move once perched on it. And I am sure the draw will become a treasure trove of
Do you think I should paint it? To match their activity table? (Which happens to also be the colours of the floor rug)
Or should I leave it as it is in its retro gloriousness?