Wednesday, March 28, 2007
one of life's moments
i debated on whether or not i should share- but i really feel compelled because, quite frankly, i don't want to write about war or politics or greed or the world imploding today. no- today i am going to write about longevity. i don't have the magic secret to a long life and i am not hiding the fountain of youth- i have no idea what allows someone or something to live a long life. i know that i am living life with a different attitude and looking at it in a different light these days- and if you really want to know the secret of a long life- you can ask my bar of lava soap. yes, that's right- my husband and i have had the same bar of soap sitting on our bathroom sink for years. he is convinced it has been 10 years but i think it might be a bit less. for us to have forgotten- and to have had the damned bar of soap that long- i feel- is a testament to our sheer laziness and unwillingness to get our hands dirty. we both hate to have dirty hands- which i guess is paradoxical to the longevity of our lava soap. we keep the soap for special purposes- ground in dirt; car grease- that sort of thing. sigh. now that i am composting and gardening- i have a feeling that the soap is coming to the end of its days. all in all not a bad end. i think i like the smell of spring- and lava soap.