Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life,
still I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly.
I have acted normal all day. Normal clothes, normal walk, normal talk, normal backpack and accoutrements. But when I went to get my laundry – a short walk, just around the back of the building – I unaccountably draped the laundry bag over my head. Ian and I have a tendency to do strange activities like that around each other. Let’s be honest here: how many strange things have you done when you knew your companion’s opinions of you wouldn’t change as a result? Why be normal with your spouse, when he’ll love you just as much when you’re silly? So I draped the laundry bag over my head, and left it there as I walked around the house. A gardener raked leaves at the house next door, but he never looked up to see my strange hat.
Then, just when I thought I had escaped unscathed, who should appear but another resident of our house! And what should she want but to change over her laundry at exactly the same time I did my laundry? Here I’ve never yet had another resident need to do laundry at the same time as me. I’ve seen other peoples’ laundry, sure; but no owners of those soggy clothes. Then, the one time I do something a little strange, what should happen but somebody else would choose to do her laundry at that exact moment! That’ll teach me to wear laundry bags on my head.