After reading Cami’s sweet post about folding towels, of course my mind goes on a tangent. You already know my mind doesn’t work like anyone else’s! And I started writing.
So, to start off my premise, I had to research the “Right” way to fold towels. And of course, plenty of people are ready to school me!
Better Homes and Gardens: http://www.bhg.com/homekeeping/laundry-linens/clothes/how-to-fold-a-towel/ Who’s got time for all that smoothing mess?? She looked like she was trying to iron it with her hands!! Does it not absorb water, if there’s a wrinkle anywhere on it?? Besides, since I’m not a hotel, no one’s paying me to fold my towels! Moving on.
Sure it looks pretty, but does anyone even notice??
Eeeeekk!! Now ya gotta measure your shelf, every time ya fold the towels?? Too much Math!! No thanks!
Then, of course I can’t leave out Marie Kondo, the new guru on all things folded.
My head hurts already. I’ve seen a video of her folding stuff. I just say NO. (Remember when DD1 Kon-Maried my undie drawer??)
Won’t ever happen again in my lifetime!! Anyway, back to towels…
My towels just feel lucky to have a safe, dry place to call home! They’re not at all fussy about precise placement. They want to just lounge, and stretch out their
In fact, if I started folding them precisely, and lining them up, in straight rows, I think they’d call the the Towel Abuse Hotline, and report me!! They would NOT enjoy such treatment, and would deem it torture!
No call to take a perfectly relaxed towel, and twist it into a pretzel, just for a human’s sense of pride, and pleasure. Those towels sure like a lot like pretzels to me. Whatever! My point is they are relaxed, not regimented within an inch of their lives! Towels are people too! They have feelings!
Linen closets are for
stuffing storing the towels, not for visual enjoyment!