The panic buying spurred by the Coronavirus has highlighted the products that Americans feel are most essential to their wellbeing. Apparently toilet paper leads the pack since most stores initially reported that they were completely out of toilet paper. Toilet paper hoarding has become a national joke, with people buying carts full of the stuff … Continue reading A BRIEF HISTORY OF TOILET PAPER – BY ELLIN CURLEY
Have I mentioned we've been a little bit busy? We have indeed been a little bit busy and more than a little pressed for time. Everything seems to happen at the same time. For me, all my medical stuff happens in March. For reasons I don't entirely understand, most of my major surgeries have occurred … Continue reading BATHROOM REDO AND THE BUSYNESS OF LIFE – Marilyn Armstrong
What makes a talisman? When I was living in Israel, I had an artist friend who gave us a couple of lovely etchings. I liked them enough to frame them. I took down the pictures that had been there only to discover that the wall badly needed painting. We used gas heaters in those old … Continue reading WHEN IS A BATHROOM VANITY A TALISMAN?
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Bathrooms and Outhouses I do not have any pictures of outhouses, not exterior or worse, from the inside. I haven't seen or used one of those dreadful places in many years. I consider it a triumph. Indoor plumbing is one of the unequivocal improvements in modern human living. I have absolutely not … Continue reading MORNING LIGHT, PORCELAIN AND SHADOW