Write for five minutes. Write on the topic given by Lisa-Jo Baker each Friday. No editing or polishing. Just write and publish. Then link up with all the other brave people who are doing the same thing.
Today's topic: ORDINARY
Sometimes I think that ordinary has gotten a bad rap. No one wants anything ordinary anymore, including me.
People all over Pinterest are ditching the ordinary for the extraordinary. Entertaining is not so simple any more. I'm embarrassed by my ordinary offerings to my guests when I look over the food boards.
But then, it strikes me that extraordinary is just extra ordinary.
Maybe ordinary isn't bad. Maybe the extra in extraordinary isn't taking decorations to the pinnable level, but the extra smile that the kid gets when they make (unpinnable) decorations themselves. Or, maybe it's the extra time you have to enjoy the company when you offer something simple.
There is extra in the ordinary.
I need to remember that.