Can Something as everyday as dirty laundry and washing it make a great story?
Does everyone in the world view the task the same way.?
Maybe we take our laundry story for granted. Watch this TED talk and see the construction of a story arc that carries the common theme and powerfully demonstrates a message in simple to understand story.
The magic washing machine: Hans Rosling on TED.com
Now I am wondering what simple everyday task I might use to illustrate a story as a common denominator.