Wednesday, August 21, 2013

My Thinking Place

For some reason I come up with the craziest George Carlin type of questions in the bathroom. Perhaps because I am the least distracted in there without TV or music or even a window. I'm just standing there flossing my teeth or putting on make up when things occur to me.

Sometimes I've gone over recent events and the come out of the bathroom to ask him about something someone said, or an inconsistency to their story but other times I have questions and I really should write them down. Like this one, why is that as people get older they lose pigment in their hair turning it white, but then they'll have hair growing out of strange places that's black? That's a really weird question isn't it?

My husband's begun to fear when I suddenly come out of the bathroom, often still with a toothbrush or floss in my hands and ask him a "how come" question. Sometimes I have to remember the question all the way through my shower - that can be a tough one too. Here's an article about why we have our best ideas in the shower. And here's another one on creativity.

I wonder where old Sherlock Holmes best place to think was?  Probably everywhere!


2 comments:

Laoch of Chicago said...

I think that my thinking place is on the subway.

My Little Corner said...

Mmm, to me that would be much too noisy and distracting. I guess if you're a regular rider you can tune much of it out, yes?