There are some things I know with the whole fiber of my being. I would no more question these things than I would question whether the sun would rise in the east tomorrow morning. Here are a few of the things I am rock solid sure about:
*Crock-pots are one of the greatest cooking devices ever invented. When I use my crock-pot and have dinner bubbling away by 9:00 a.m. I feel ten pounds lighter, ten years younger, and ten IQ points smarter. Crock-pots are amazing.
*The longer you stare at a word the more it looks wrong. Just in writing this post I’ve stared at a word long enough that I had to get the dictionary out just to prove to myself that the word actually exists.
*High heels with denim jeans is just wrong. No! Don’t argue with me, I am resolved on this matter. Stop it I say. I’m not listening. Na na na na na na, I can’t hear you.
*We are put on this earth for a reason. There is a plan for each one of us and discovering our purpose is the most important journey we can take.
*Wearing white pants in public requires a faith in one’s ability to avoid filth and monitor one’s menstrual cycle that I simply do not possess. Hence you will never see me wearing white pants. Ever. (Unless you sneak inside my home and catch me wearing some comfy white sweat pants. But you would have to be part ninja to execute that plan.)
*The minute I think I’ve got it all figured out is the exact minute when everything changes.
*It’s possible for two people who hold diametrically opposed view points to converse politely with each other. Even on the internet. It is also possible for those two people to be friends. Diversity is great. We don’t have to all think alike. I promise. (Unless you think high heels go with jeans, because then all bets are off.)
Here are the things that I’m quite unsure about, the things that worry and vex me to my undecided center:
*Oyster dressing for Thanksgiving dinner. Pioneer Woman posted a recipe the other day and the whole concept of fishy stuffing is intriguing……and a little bit scary.
*Which Charlie and the Chocolate Factory movie do I like best? The one with Gene Wilder that I grew up with or the newer one with Johnny Depp. The songs are better in the newer movie, but the Oompa Loompas are freakier in the Gene Wilder version.
*Leggings. Are they cute and fun? Or are they immodest and tacky? I do not know.
*Do I homeschool my youngest next year for kindergarten? Or do I send her for half a day? I know I could do an awesome job with her next year, and that with my one-on-one instruction she would progress intellectually faster than she would in a group of 27 random children. However. Would she benefit more from riding the bus, being in a larger group, and being exposed to a different set of circumstances for three hours a day? I’m just not sure what would be the best course of action. One day I think, “I’m definitely homeschooling her next year, of course!” Then I start thinking about the benefits to her social little soul if she attended public school for just one year. She loves preschool so much this year. And then I’m confused. Again.
These are the things that have been on my mind today. What’s on yours?