I washed the dishes and I loved it…
My song is not as exciting as Katy Perry’s, ‘I kissed a girl and I liked it’ 😉
Today my housemaid decided to take a day off without giving me a day’s notice like she always does. I was expecting guests in the afternoon and had to go, pick them up from the airport, I was mad with fury. But only for a moment, okay for half an hour 🙂 then I thought to myself, ‘Maybe it’s a blessing in disguise’. I donned my brand new apron, put on my rubber gloves and started scrubbing and polishing my dishes. But not before I had put on some good music on the stereo.
As I scrubbed and washed off the stains, which even the veteran maid had been unable to do, I started feeling good about the whole thing. Had it been the old, less evolved me, I would have just ranted and raved and cursed my absentee maid and worked myself into frenzy, shooting my blood pressure to the roof. But I would like to believe that I am growing wiser with age and experience. Also the inspiring articles and books that I have been reading have helped me in seeing the glass as half full, instead of half-empty.
Also the fact that Akon was crooning, ‘You are so beautiful, so damn beautiful’, in the background, made the task at hand so much more fun 🙂 I danced my way through washing the dishes, cleaning house and I even cooked something special for my sister, who was also visiting me later in the day. I had never been happier than at this particular moment. I was happy and thrilled that when life had given me a lemon, I had cut it up into cubes and kept in the refrigerator for future use and had made myself a perfect dirty Martini, instead. (My Mitr’s favourite cocktail 😉 )
All I need to survive are great friends, good books and music, and lots of Love…