The odious Baxter, Lord Emsworth’s secretary, promised to “regularize” Lord Emsworth. His methods were reminiscent of the Cult of Tidying, but with an edge of cruelty.

I am working too much to accomplish a great deal, but I did attempt to fold all the fabrics according to the Cult of Tidying, and there may be some slight difference between this photo, “After2,” and the previous After1.

My husband sneered, though he was forced to agree that the room is a little bit more tidy. A sneering agreement.

I made him a birthday cake today, and bought carry-out fried chicken, which he really loves. #2 daughter sent him a Fitbit, and a new one for me for Mother’s Day. He enjoyed playing with it.