Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Well, as a blogger who had as one of his earliest posts and ode ot hot showers

Hot water, for some reason, is the embodiment of civilisation in my mind, and I enjoy this luxury every single day, thinking that any tear in the fabric of our Western world could bring this down and tragically make hot water disappear from normal daily life.

Showers, toilets, food, sleep. Always get these right first. Then have something to read. Then the rest.

As a note, I read my conclusion again

Anyway, I don't even remember my initial point - is it "enjoy your showers"? In a sense, yes: do enjoy life every day, and remember that we live in a system which we all contribute to create and should defend.

and looked at the date - this was a few months before we found out about my son's sickness. In a very real way, I'm glad that I already had the right mindset before that happened.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Wed Jun 13th, 2007 at 06:12:50 PM EST

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