I declare 2005 to be the year of Pergo
...because that is how long it will take me, in dribs and drabs, to lay the flooring in my place. Thank god it's only 796 square feet (which means my crappy condo is worth $295/square foot, which is very very sad considering my parents' lovely home 2800 miles away is worth about $100/square foot).
It usually takes me a year or more to do projects in my place, mostly because they cost big chunks of money and I only tend to have small chunks at any given time, but also because I don't get motivated to do things that ultimately hurt my hands. Case in point, I've had painter's tape up in my kitchen for almost a year, but I can only paint in fifteen minute increments before my hands cramp up, so I have several semi-painted areas. It's kinda funny, kinda not.
But yes, 2005: The Year of Pergo. I'm going to start with grey slate Pergo in the kitchen. Wish me luck.