And don’t forget your toilet paper
The passage of time felt like a strong wind pulling you into a place you didn’t want to be. The moon bright and full offered no solace except that the cars passing on the driver’s side could be seen in color, and the Supermarket sign on Main Street was still lit.
Apples in wicker baskets sitting on a table in a farmers market always worried me. Why are they better than those in the Safeway that someone keeps clean and refrigerated. Please stay away from the “organic” card. Bugs eat organic, too. Bugs can not open refrigerated compartments, at least not yet. Just a thought.
With those pieces in place, we now come to the main issue, for which we have all gathered here today. The central question is:
”What has toilet paper come to represent in our culture?”
The idea of toilet paper actually dates back to medieval China, when a Chinese emperor used 2-foot by 3-foot sheets of paper. In the late 15th century, paper became readily available, so newspaper was commonly used as toilet paper. OK, that makes sense when you think about it. You could use the middle-eastern tradition of a hole in the ground and a can full of water (figure it out for yourselves). With that in mind you will have to agree toilet paper is a wonderful idea.