That’s what the first floor is for the most part. We’re expecting some company and figured that talking into the pit that is our house wouldn’t be appropriate. :-)
Cleaning is something we don’t do enough. One can probably say that about many, if not most, folks out there.
It’s looking at entropy applied on the macro-level.
It doesn’t take much work to make a mess of the place, but it takes a lot more to go the other way.
The same can be said of many things.
If you have something organized and you continually work on keeping it that way it doesn’t take too much to keep balanced on the ball. The moment you start to slip off though you start to go faster and faster downward. The gravity of the mess pulls you in.