If Only Things Could Be Done Better Around the House

I Have A Dream

inception DiCaprio

I have a dream

Like Martin Luther King Jr, I too have a dream. Nothing as grand as his. Mine is a lot smaller and far, far less likely to happen.

I have a dream that toilet paper will be replaced when the last roll is used up, that no one will leave one sheet on the roll hoping someone else will use that one sheet and then replace the roll.

I have a dream that I can find scissors in the office supplies drawer when we have 40 of them in the house. Somewhere.

I have a dream that bread will be thrown out when the crust part is reached. I get that no one wants the crust, but why keep 10 packages of ‘only crusts’ hanging around. Why? Whyyyyyy?

I have a dream that the butter dish will be refilled when there is only enough to butter a mouse’s crumb. How can this be so hard?

I have a dream.

I have a dream that the dog will get fed without asking, though to be fair, the dog has the same dream as well.

I have a dream that the dishwasher will be emptied when the dishwasher has finished washing dishes – Or at least within 12 hours of it finishing – and that the difference between a dishwasher full of clean dishes and one full of dirty, disgusting, caked-on egg dishes will be recognized.

I have a dream that all school forms will be delivered to the parents without us finding them scrunched up in their backpack and soaked with something I’m scared to touch.

I have a dream that things not get lost within 24 hours of buying them. This, sadly, mostly applies to me.

I have a dream.

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bathroom flooded

I have a dream of walking into the bathroom after the boys have had a bath or shower and not stepping into a cold puddle the size of Lake Erie.

I have a dream that one day, all children will have children exactly like themselves so they may experience the joys of parenthood as we have experienced them. (Honestly, this is both a good and bad thing.)

In other words, I have a dream that so much more will be done without asking, nagging, prodding, yelling, begging, bribing or threatening the removal of electronics for a thousand years.

I have a dream.

But for those of you who might want the real speech for MLK, here it is below. One of the great speeches of all time. It still sends shivers up my spine.

About Joe Cummings

Aquarius. Traveler. Gamer. Writer. A New Parent. 4 of these things are easy. One is not. But the journey is that much better for the new people in my life. A life I want to share with others, to help them, maybe, to make them feel less alone, sure, to connect with the greater world, absolutely.
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1 Response to If Only Things Could Be Done Better Around the House

  1. Anonymous says:

    Ahhhh, THAT dream…… I too used to have those dreams! (and sometimes I still do)

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