When you have kids ages 2 and 4 regular adult human activities are no longer your prerogative. Want to eat breakfast….. no. Want to do the dishes……no Want to take a shower……NO!
A shower. Billions of humans world wide take part in this ritual daily. Bathing, it’s essential for human health, but the repercussions for parents could be disastrous.
Let’s just say the bathroom was flooded and all the Easter candy is gone. I needed an Emotional Rescue.
T-Bone Walker wrote a blues called Stormy Monday. It is a certified classic and a blues standard. He laments about the struggles of the days of the week, each day being worse than the next. “They call it stormy Monday, but Tuesday’s just as bad”
As this morning unfolded into a cloudy, rainy, Stormy Monday I had to play T-Bone, and let THE BLUES heal my Blues. Hasn’t taken full effect yet, but I’ll just keep listening.
If this Monday had a few storms for you, here is a playlist to make you reflect and hopefully feel better.
When you are furious drying up water in your underwear with a 2 year old on your back you need
Emotional Rescue – The Rolling Stones
This was the first record that started to soothe the chaos.
Ease Back by The Meters. You should really listen to the Meters.
Be Thankful For What You Got– William DeVaughn.
Always try to keep this in mind.
Thanks for listening. I think I feel a little better now. This was a Stormy Monday but I’m about to let it go and pray that Tuesday is not just as bad. Thanks T-bone.