Today I both organized the Playmobil and cleared the crumbs from under the toaster.
As if I hadn’t been warned.
Advice to Myself by Louise Erdrich
Leave the dishes.
Let the celery rot in the bottom drawer of the refrigerator
and an earthen scum harden on the kitchen floor.
Leave the black crumbs in the bottom of the toaster.
Read the rest of this glorious advice at The Writer’s Almanac. And then go pick up La Rose, Erdrich’s luminous new novel.