Without order, the human race would not have survived. We have few natural defenses, and our ability to organize has allowed us the opportunity to create safety and stability for ourselves. And so, the spices are now all accessible and in easy reach. It was a simple joy last night to cook and have spices right there. These little magnetic tin boxes are just the thing to sooth frayed nerves. No more frantic digging in the cupboard while working over a hot stove. Peace and stability restored.
Next up: the pantry. I moved the heavy items from the top shelf to the bottom. Makes sense, yes? I have been experiencing a bum arm for a few weeks and each time I reach for the
And the labels? Yes, well, that is so I (and my husband) can remember where things go, after a few drinks of
I tackled the freezer, where the
Last, but certainly not least, a small corner space of storage in the garage. This is where I off-load the 9 of ten Pyrex dishes and the 16 out 15 non-stick fry pans (some day I will need them, really). And the paper goods. Learning my lesson from the pantry (we do live in earthquake country) I put all the heavy stuff on the bottom after cleaning the shelves. Paper goods up top. No more spider webs and dust bunnies clinging to the plastic packaging on the toilet paper.
I'd like to thank news coverage of Donald Trump, African refugees, gun violence, ISIS, and the latest emails from Hillary for driving my efforts. Next time my home gets well out of order again, I'll pry my eyelids open and watch what we call "news and information" until the need for order kicks in again.