I found some treasures while cleaning out an old school bag today. With all of my kvetching about ISHI and his messes, I realized I should take responsibility for making sure my things were not part of the problem. So there was one old bag that was hanging out without a home, and before I could put it away, I thought to check the little outside pocket. Sure enough, just like a little kid, full of collections, forgotten from long ago. And what was there? Note paper! Bottle caps! Kippah clips! Beads (that had obviously fallen off of a bracelet, now ‘way forgotten)! Lint! And more lint! (I really don’t remember collecting that…)
And a comic strip, pretty beaten up. I tried in vain to find it on the internet and then remembered I have my handydandy scanner-printer. So here it is:
Presentation really does count for something, I guess. But the message still rings true, after all these years…especially because I had read this article about the value of play this morning. Everything is connected, for sure.