Real Life Doesn’t Show Up on Pinterest – MilkThistlePosted: June 18, 2012 | |
Via my always thoughtful Emily, please chew with me on this brief reminder that real life isn’t usually photogenic. If you’re like me (simultaneously gagging and gobbling on social media) keeping digitized “life” in perspective is mighty important.
The internet can be a dangerous place for someone like me. Everywhere I see pictures and descriptions of life that seems so peaceful and simple. I find myself yearning for my life to feel the way those photos look. I feel like I want to look at my life and constantly see a soft-lighted, evening portrait of simple activities that bring satisfaction.
Life isn’t like that, is it? Moments like that come occasionally. Moments of unglamorous work also come more frequently…of standing in a hot kitchen scrubbing dishes with raw meat juices. Let’s see that picture on your Pinterest board. . . .
Full post (with real life picture included!) is here.