What Is That Smell?


Being single has its disadvantages. Dying alone might be one of them.

Apologies in advance. This post could be filed under “Unnecessarily Morbid.” But this is something I think about sometimes.

It usually happens when I hear news about a decaying body being found in an apartment. The body is not found by a loved one, but usually by the Super or the police because neighbors complained about a foul smell coming from the apartment.

It wouldn’t happen like that if that poor soul didn’t live alone. That’s when I realize that poor soul could be me. Then I start to think “Maybe I should have gotten married or had kids.” It would be so much nicer for one of them to find me dead…I guess. Continue reading… http://eleanorewells.com/whats-that-smell/