I was thinking about sloth today.
Not this kind, but the kind that is considered by some to be a sin.
The website, 7 Deadly Sins, defines sloth as Sloth is the avoidance of physical or
Now, you may ask, why I am musing about this. Well, because of this:
It seems that having your nails nicely polished is considered a sign of not doing anything. I am not exactly sure why. People who know me, and know I have a reasonably busy life, still make comments, like "it must be nice to have all that time to do your nails". Or "Don't you do any housework?"
My manicure routine is one I have perfected over time. It takes me about 40 minutes to take off the old polish, put on 5 coats of fresh, and some nail polish hardener. Done properly it lasts me a week to 10 days. I can finish the job in less time then it takes to watch a TV show. I do it while I watch TV. because I can't stand to watch TV and do nothing with my hands. I consider it multi-tasking. And yes, I do housework (although I would rather sew, or knit). I own and use rubber gloves to protect the polish. I can clean bathrooms, and my nails will still look like this.
So my response to those who tell me it must be nice: you are right, it is nice to have pretty nails. The polish is OPI This Color is Making Waves.