By now many of you have figured out that this blog is about simple living, and that not a single thing I do could qualify as simple. My masthead use to say "This is a beginner's tale of mistakes". and boy oh boy do I make them.
I like to think that I don't take things for granted, that was until yesterday. I know you are wondering what changed yesterday.
I took a hot shower.
For most of us, this is a simple thing we do on a daily basis. I took many showers as I seem to be up to my elbows in poop, udders, feed, and boys. A shower was a way to relax, escape, and not smell so nasty. But two weeks without propane has shown me that I can stink, and offend people and I really don't care.
We went to the city last night and showered at my mother's. From youngest to oldest, and it was true bliss. Because their was so many of us showering, I didn't linger, but I made sure to scrub very well. Even my husband, the last to get in, remarked that this was the best thing in the world. And it was, for us adults, my boys could care less.
So the next time you are doing something simple, take a moment to enjoy it. Don't think of it as a mundane way of living, but as a journey of sensory stimulation.