While watching #Outlander, I find myself expressing aloud (to my husband’s chagrin) my worries that always seem to have a specific theme. Personal grooming, indoor lighting and BATHROOM ISSUES!! I promise I’m not a wuss, my grandparents owned a cabin in the Maine wilderness so I’ve actually read books by candlelight and tinkled in the woods at 2 a.m. when the stinky outhouse was too far away and I was afraid of being attacked by throngs of angry bears.
So let’s face facts. It’s probably my age and the fact that I view roughing it as having to stay at a crappy motel that causes my inner freak outs. I was much more adaptable when I was Brianna’s age.
Having said that, in my opinion Sophie Skelton is absolutely killing it this season and I couldn’t be more proud of her if she was my own child. Drums of Autumn has always been my favorite of all the books and when the writers stick to Diana Gabaldon’s story and use her words, it’s tv perfection.
You know those survey questions about what 3 items you’d take to a desert island? Tinted Chapstick is always at the top of my list and even taking into account the gorgeousness of Jamie Fraser, I don’t know if I could survive on the Ridge without it. I’m sure Claire could probably cook some up with bear grease and food coloring though, but sadly, I’m not her. Speaking of Claire, I was so obsessed with the lack of toilet paper and a clean water source when she and Geillis were thrown into that rat-infested hole at night during the witch trials, I couldn’t bear to think about it.
So, please delight in these bonus memes, while I go soak in my giant garden tub in my heated bathroom with my electric lights turned on and possibly scan our Insurance Company Provider List and seek professional help for my ‘issues’! #IndoorPlumbingRules!