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Waiting for Lear

John Lithgow and Annette Bening star in King Lear in this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park. Currently I am sitting in line waiting for my tickets. 9:05: We arrived at 6:40. I planned to get here around 6:30, but we got turned around in the park so we were later than intended. The line is surprisingly short given that people…

Gratitudes

Gratitudes: Time and Time Again

Keeping track of gratitudes helps keep me positive and appreciative. The only rule is people can't be on the list because there are too many to name. Focusing on the small things keeps me mindful. Here's my gratitudes for today.

This morning I read off a litany of complaints to anyone who would listen. I realized it is time to list some gratitudes instead.

1. Lebanese Iced Tea, a lovely concoction served in middle eastern restaurants in Louisiana. I read that it was invented in NOLA. It is mostly lemonade and rosewater. Quite delicious.

2. The new red chef hats worn by the employees at the middle eastern restaurant where I drank Lebanese Iced Tea for lunch today. Bright and happy.

3. All the videos on the intertubez of Fiat 500c’s driving around in the snow. I’m now confident I could drive my car through the Hudson Valley in NY, or to Juneau, AK, or to the ends of the earth, if necessary.